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WELCOME 
FRESHMEN 





CHANGES 
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Volume XVIII, No. I 



September 13, 1961 



Freshmen Given 
Awards, Honors 

Scholarships and honors will accompany a number of the 
incoming freshmen to college. 

Full tuition scholarships were awarded to: Anne Brewer, 
June Hines, Shirley Moore, Mary Pat Hanson, Geraldine Pace 
(Latin), and Patricia Smith (Alumnae scholarship). 

Victoria Aneheta, Emily Deutsch, Patricia Digges, Roberta 
Duffield, Donna Grove, Katherine Lias, and Carola Peus re- 
ceived partial scholarships. M. Teresa Kennedy won a partial 
scholarship for art and Linda Wagaman was granted a music 
scholarship. 

State Scholarship winners are: Barbara Beesley, Patricia 
Chapman, Diane Deanda, Linda John, Janet Lucero, Roberta 
Martin, Margaret Sagalewicz, Mary Ann Stocker, Naomi 
Takeshita, Marilyn Webb, Elizabeth Wenner, and Manuela 
Cuajunco. 

Tufamua Aumau was given the National Spanish Exam- 
ination Scholarship. 



The Mount says good-by 
and wishes the best of luck to 
faculty members who are not 
returning this fall. Sister Lil- 
lian Marie is teaching at St. 
Mary's Vcademy and Sister 
Mary Annette, formerly the 
treasurer, has gone to Our 
Lady Of Peace Academy in 
San Diejjo. Sister Aline Marie 
will s|»end the year studying 
French. 

Mounties Merit 
Atlantic Awards 

The Atlantic magizine has 
awarded Kathleen Earl nation- 
al second place in its annual 
literary contest for her poem 
"Torrey Pines Cliffs." 

Honorable mention and 
merit certificates were also 
given to other Mount entries in 
the contest. Sister Mary Sean, 
C.S.J., Mary Ann Stanley, 
Kathleen Earl, Enid Evans, 
and Ock Hyang Byun received 
certificates for their papers. 

One thousand manuscripts 
from eighty-five colleges 
throughtout the country were 
entered in the contest. 



Boarders Plan 
Gala Weekend 

The Boarders' Closed Week- 
end is set for the weekend of 
Sept. 15 to 17. The Resident 
Students' Council has planned 
an interesting weekend for all 
boarders. Activities scneduled 
for the annual event include a 
Friday night movie, a Satm day 
night stag dance, swimming, 
and a chance for all boarders 
to get acquainted. 

Carol Clem, Resident Stu- 
dents' President, invites th'o 
boarders to join in the week- 
end's fun. 



SISTER REBECCA HEADS 
COLLEGE ADMINISTRA TION 




As the new president of 
Mount St. Mary's College, 
Sister Rebecca will head the 
Administration during the com- 
ing year. Sister Rebecca, who 
was Chairman of the Nursing 
Department until her appoint- 
ment, succeeds Sister Rose Ger 
trude as president. 

Other new executive officers 
will join Sister Rebecca. Sister 
Anita Joseph will serve as Re- 
gistrar and Sister Mildred 
Marie will take the Treasurer's 
position. Sister Margaret Clare 
has been named assistant to 
the president. 

Four departments welcome 
new chairmen. Mr. David Cres- 
sey will head the Art Depart- 
ment and Sister St. Claire will 
be History Department Chair- 
man. Mrs. Mary Rejlek will 
direct the Modern Language 
Department while Sister Rich- 
ard Joseph will guide the Nurs- 
ing Department. 

The Resident Students will 
have a new director, Sister 
Cecilia Louise. 



SISTER REBECCA 




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Here's TOBY — the Mount's 
ferocious watchdog-to-be. Right 
now Toby is everyone's friend. 
He likes to sleep and run and 
play with old black shoes. His 
brown mournful eyes look hap- 
piest when he is the center of 
attention. Yes, this is Toby, our 
Big Man on Campusl 



Departments Greet 
New Faculty Members 

As Mounties return to classes, they will be greeted by 
both familiar instructors and new faculty members. 

Mrs. Kitty Andreani, Ph.d., will be assistant professor in 
the Modern Language Department. Thomas L. Bottone, M.F.A., 
will instruct drama classes. Miss Roberta Christie, Ed.D., dir- 
ector of psychology, will teach psychology classes. James Dela- 
hanty, M.A., joins the Mount faculty as an instructor in his- 
tory and political science. 

In the Music Department Manuel Complinsky, noted violin- 
ist, will teach string instruments and William Eddy, prominent 
American baritone, will be voice instructor. Other additions to 
the Music Department faculty are Sister Maria Teresita, C.S.J., 
and Sister Maura Jean, C.S.J. 

Charles LaDochy, Ph.d., from the University of Szeged 
will be associate professor of biology. Misha Podryski will con- 
duct classes in Beginning Russian and Sharon Girard will join 
the philosophy faculty. Sister Mary, G.S.J., the new VIEW 
moderator, is a member of the English Department, father 
Marcelino Camillcri, O.P., S.T.D., will be associate professor 
of theology. 

The Nursing Department faculty welcomes new members: 
Mrs. Stella Robinson, R.N., Miss Roswitha Reinhold, R.N., and 
Miss Hortense Darling, H.N. Dr. Malcom MacLean will be 
educational consultant in nursing 

Harry Markowitz, lecturer in mathematics, and Christ- 
opher Turner, lecturer in business administration, are other 
new faculty members. James Fitzmaurice will lecture in English 
and Diane Smith will be a lecturer in art. 

Classes in fencing will be offered by Joseph Vince. Carole 
Ann Oglesby will teach physical education classes. 



PREPARE 
FOR BALL 

The annual Founders Day 
Ball sponsored by the Fathers' 
Club of Mount St. Mary's Col- 
lege will be held this year at 
the Biltmore Bowl in Los An- 
geles on Saturday night, Octo- 
ber 21, from 9 P.M. to 1 A.M. 

Make your plans early and 
arrange to attend the Ball, 
which is open to all students, 
alumnae, and friends of the 
Mount. 

Full details will appear in 
the next issue of the VIEW. 
Start planning now to attend 
this event at the Biltmore 
Bowl on October 21 with your 
date. 

Bids will be available soon. 
Remember: all proceeds go to- 
wards the building of our col- 
lege union! 



Blue n Gray 
Invade Mount 

The serene Mount campus 
will change into a Civil War 
battlefield for a week beginning 
Sept. 18. The battlefield will be 
the scene of the freshmen ini- 
tiation conducted by the junior 
class. 

The freshmen will take part 
in the annual Green Week acti- 
vities in a Civil War tempo. 
Junior class president Lola Mc- 
Alpin has announced that the 
freshmen will form six Union 
groups and six Confederate 
ips. 

Besides the daily meetings at 
1 10. the required uniform, the 
questions to be answered, and 
the duties to be perform-' I. 
special events are planned. 
Water guns will come into ac- 
tion Tuesday. Everyone is in- 
vited to a review of troops on 
Wednesday. 

Frosh Frolics will climax the 
Green Week activities. The 
freshmen variety show will be 
held on Sept. 21 at 8:00 p.m. 
in the Little Theater. After the 
show there will be a mixer in 
the social hall. 



The VIEW deadline 


dates 


for the fall are listed below*. 


News must be turned in 


to 


the 


VIEW office by 3:00 p.m. on 


these days: 








Deadline Date 






Publication Date 


Sept. Ml 






Oct. 3 


Oct. 12 






Oct. 24 


Nov. 2 






Nov. 14 


Nov. 22 

* 






Dec. 5 



Page 2 



MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



September 13, 1961 



THANK YOU 



Time brings about change. Time has passed quickly at the 
Mount. Not just the one, two or three years that her present 
students can recall. But the five, fifteen or thirty years her 
faculty can remember. She has grown to maturity. As she 
matured, she changed from a one-building school to her present 
seven. Now again changes have occured. Two members of her 
religious faculty, at the college for the better part of the past 
two decades, have been transferred elsewhere. These two, Sister 
Rosemary and Sister Berenice, played important parts as the col- 
lege grew to maturity. 

SISTER ROSEMARY 

Sister Rosemary, now at Alemany High School in San Fern- 
ando, served as the superior here for the past six years. For the 
first three of these years, she also served as the president of the 
college. During her tenure, the physical plant of the college 
was increased by the construction of the fine , arts building, 
Marian Hall, and the residence building, Carondelet Hall. Sister 
also spent numerous hours Instructing foreign-born students in 
the English language. Prior to coming to the Mount, Sister had 



served as Provincial, and had exhibited great interest and had 
expanded much energy for the Mount's progress. 

SISTER BERENICE 

Having assumed similar duties, Sister Berenice is now station- 
ed at St. Mary's Academy. For the past fifteen years, sister 
counseled, admonished and befriended her Mounties away from 
home. To her, the complaints, worries and woes of several 
hundred boarders were confined. With her, their joys were 
shared. Burdened with the business end of such things as purchas- 
ing food, distribution of linen, and obtaining innumerable light 
bulbs, Sister nonetheless, often waited for the last Mounties to 
return home before going to bed; often obtaining only a few 
hours sleep. 

Authority, of its very nature, den-rand* respect and obedience. 
Respect and obedience were tendered to both. Authority, temp- 
ered with love, commands that love be given in return. Both 
tempered their exercise of authority, no matter how difficult, 
with deep Christ-like love. For this, far more than for all their 
tangible accomplishment, Mounties, both past and present say 
"Thank you 



Sist« 





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Th# npintnne r* pressed on this pace nr* tho*e of Mi* writers <*«<l de n*>4 n« CMMTlly 
reflect the vfvwfl <•♦ t *ie KUtff 01 the collfespe. 

NSA Weak in Local Region 



Something is radically I The set-up of the region, to 
wrong with NSA, especially in begin with, is ridiculous. "Cali- 
the California-Hawaii-Nevada | for nia-Hawaii-Nevada" — the 
region. I arrangement indicates a defin- 

The College Newspaper 
Reflector of Campus Thought 

The beginning of a n e w j campus does not accomplish 

year is a time for making new its purpose by merely catslo- i„„ 

, - - ° , . . .". ,„ l,,n apart, due largely it not 

plans, for forming new resold- guing campus, activities. We . 

tions, for clarifying and voic- have bulletin- boards for that | "" °" v U \ " oor ^wutive Icad- 

ing ideals and principles. On a ' sort of thing. A college news- ersn 'P* T,le president of the 

newspaper, also, it is a time . paper does accomplish its pur- region and .ST50 disappeared .-it- 



He lack of foresight, for trans- 
portation difficulties in Calif- 
ornia alone — not to mention 
Hawaii and Nevada — often 
hinder the Regional Assem- 
blies. 

The geographical problem, 
Ifttwever, is seeomtasj to the 
functional problem. Our re- 
gion, hi the pasl \ear, has fal- 



Don't Read This 

Don't read this if you know 
all, because it will, naturally, 
be very boring. These facts 
aie only the little tidbits that 
will help make you the well- 
lounded Mountie— that's all. 

New Oeal 

Applications for Service 
Contracts will be available to 
interested students at any 
iime during the school year. 
By the old system, students 
made contracts only at the 
beginning of the semester and 
a deduction was made from 
hc-r tuition at the same time. 
Now, a student may apply at 
any time and she will receive 
a salary each month for the 
work she accomplishes thai 
month. 



Kennedys 
Kiddie Korps 

The Peace Corps, known un- 
officially to-some non-support- 
ers as "Kennedy's Kiddie 
Korps" has made great strides 
since its official birth on- 
March 1, 1961. There are, at 
present, 8 groups in training, 
and one group of 80 has re- 
cently been sent overseas to 
Ghana and Tanganyika. 

84% of the sclfctfil volun- 
teers are college graduates. 
.Most have done graduate work, 
and all but three out of the 
total number of 450 have had 
at least a \ear of college. 70"., 
of the volunteers are men, and 
will be sent on construction 
projects. The average age. is 
23, bid ages range from 18 
to 57. The largest number is 
from California, although New 
Vork, Illinois, and Pennsylva- 
nia have swelled the rank*. 

A recruiting drive is being 
planned this fall; also, the 
questionnaires (12.000 of them 
already on file in Washington) 
will be revised. It is planned 
that 1000 volunteers will be 
overseas or in training by 
1962. Two nationwide testing 
days for applicants are also 
being considered. 



Another addition 

(Continued on Rage 3 I 



Groups are now in training 
at Kntgcrs. \'ol re Dame, Ber- 
l< •• I <• y. Pennsylvania Slate, 
Iowa State* M;ir\anl, Putney, - 
n Hne (>l,i„ state. Washington Slate, 
and West IV\;is. 



for renewed purpose and de- 
dication, a time for a clarifica- 
tion of policy. 

The VIEW is a college 
newspaper. Two words are im- 
portant here: "college" and 
"news|>aper". \ college; sup- 
posedly, is an intellectual 
community, dedicated to learn- 
ing, to ideals, to principles. 
The lour \ears of college are 
years especially opportune far 
• he voicing and the practice of 
these ideals and principles. 



pose by reflecting student 
thought. An 1 this i s the 
\7EW's purpose — to reflect 
your thoughts, your ideas. The 
Letters to the Editor are your 
letters; expressing your ideas 
— about the Honor System, 
about NSA, about our student 
union, about anything. 



the same lime last December. 
Vet although still in LDS An- 
geles, still al (he sa m e ad- 
drCSS, still at the same job, 
apparently no real el fort was 
made to pin down this august 
personage and search his poc- 



A newspaper on a college 



kets. Also, although the NSA 
We welcome your views; in constifcftion expressly states 

fact, we want them and need (hat e tio,,s shall be held at 

them. We wanl a college nens- lh( . S|iri(l! , ,; 4 .,.j„ 11;l , AHS e mb |, 

- and although adequate pr.^ 

\i--ioiis : ,re iraide lor impe-ach- 

pr.si.lent whs not 

K\m rimre siir- 



lin- 
less you think — this is im- 
Which brings UK to the word possible. We ask >our aware- „,eiit 
"newspaper." „ess ol the fact ll.at you art impeoched 



THE READER'S 
VIEW 



(Continued on p H ge 1 i 



THE VIEW 



Published tri-w*ekly except during examination by the 



Associated Student* o{ 

MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 
i dot i n won BOATJ 

I <>s vn,., i |v |M ( M.lFOItMA 




EDITOR IN CHIEF 
NEWS EDITOR 
EDITORIAL EDITOR 
FEATURES EDITOR 
CLUB EDITOR 
COPY EDITOR 
BUSINESS MANAGER 
CIRCULATION MANAGER 
FACULTY ADVISOR 
CONTRIBUTORS: 

HELEN JASKOSKI 



MARY ERSCHOEN 

ENID EVANS 

PAT WEDEMEYER 

KATHY BELLEFONTAINE 

SUE DONOVAN 

MARGARET FOSTER 

VIRGINIA SPELT7 

KATHY FITZHARRIS 

SISTER MARY without i"( 



prising, elections were nol held 
I as I spring. ( <oistitution;>ll i, 
therefore, t h e California - 
Hawaii . Nevada Region had 
no legally appointed officers 
until the NSA Congress in 
August. 

An appalling fad, also, is 
thai none of the NSA coordin- 
i"is from the various schools 
m the r< gii n took the mm.,, 
tivc m this situation-; we won- 
dee how many of i h e rn had 
even n ad their constitution. 
since they seemed to have no 
of the proper procedure 

■ c-8. 



Dear Editor: 

It is perplexing to ponder 
(he, intention and logic of the 
following statement made by 
of our so-called college 
"women": "There seem to be 
fewer regulations this year. I 
have never read them, but I 
count the number of pages immaturity 
I ach year." 



like way, that they are. gene- 
lally speaking, MATURE. 

Yet, the maturity of suoh \ 
i.i'menl as is above cannot 
but be questioned*, It seems to 
run parallel to such practice.? 
as writing one's test nwwers 
on a concealed paper. Tf it is 
mature to be In then 

both practices reveal startling 



If this is an example of the 
leadership supposedly attri- 
buted to our NSA a 

■ i 



Whether or not the em- 
phasis is on the first sentence 
of thiH statement is onlv 
secondarily important. It is 
I I it: in thai there are fewer 
it nous on Mounties 
The is due to die joini 
considerat i..r. of the aotnilli- 
llal,on. lacuMv ASMSMC, 

.,n«l rsa thai Mb 

naturifr nol to be 

i o,i,|i,.,j ;,„,! cared for. thai 
they are mature enough to 
make their wn time for rtudy 
in the }'■ idenct halls, that 
they : ,rr mature enough to 

one another quii 
that tin-- .lure eno 



Undoubtedly tbia is much 
too- harsh a judgement to 
make it any i i-.ht be had to 
make one at all, but this 
letter is only being written to 
i i' ad thai the campus "un- 
Ibinfcen ■ tacit i hi u egg- 
head* and think and I 
their inles :m.l i "-411l.it ions 
ughlv to become 

"thinkers". 

NAME WITHIIKI.J) 
l:V KKQUKST 



Ivlitor: 

In s|k-.-ihiii._' of the new o'in- 

ing st thai my 

■lr III .,, I 

H it h I BOM o| o| h.-r B< lldl nl <. 
the initial .1 the 



to take unproctored hoi 

'-nght be jusl as well il (which wai amply demon- catei 

we attempted to staruggli ,,,.,,, ,, , 

ii is. however. , finals), thai M,e V are ■ . to th. .-,,, 

Sand | rather sad commentary on < ..ough to earn their way | Weight-watcher* be* 

American youth. through eollegj in a business*! tso 



936 BROXTON AVENUE 



RYSTALL S 

Hi-Styles for Young Women-Sizes 3 to 16 



Near the Bruin in the Village 



September 13, 1961 



MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



Page 3 



Fall Fashion Folly Fouls Up 
College Co-ed's Individuality 



by Anonymous Donor 

A smithering of autumn 
leaves flutters down, the tem- 
perature rises to an ail-time 
high, schools open wide their 
doors, and what happens? 
California's fashion mongers 
go wild. "Wools," they say. 
"The long drink of sweater." 
they cry. "Square toes," they 
bellow. 



Humbly and unqucslioniiig- 
ly, co-eds hurry their meager 
summer savings (or mother's 
charge plate) into the most 
convenient shopping center. 
There, with much prudence 
and an eotial amount of good 
taste, they make their selec- 
tions. 

A few last-minute thoughts 
may race through their minds 



. . . Don 't 

(Continued from page 2) 

with the Service Contracts is 
the "General Faculty-Student 
Typing." Faculty members and 
students who wish to have 
typing done will be able to 
take this work to the old 
Publications Office where a 
fulltime employee will ar- 
range for a student with a 
service contract to do the typ- 
ing. Students will have to pay 
a small fee for any typing 
they have done. 

First Step 
Notice the excavations go- 
ing on by the House of 
Studies? This is the first move 
toward more convenient park- 
ing arrangements for the '61- 
62 year. 

Mount C.oes Co-ed??? 
No, 'fraid not! merely the 
Mount's music department 
welcoming seven new male 
indents to the fold this 
semester. 



New Advisor 
Joins View 

The VIEW staff regrets to 
announce that its former ad- 
visor. Sister Thomas Bernard, 
is no longer with us. After 
toiling for three long years 
with the unruly members of 
our staff, Sister has at long 
last been given a breathing 
spell, and is now to be found 
in the principal's office at St. 
Mary's Academy. To her we 
bid a fond farewell, to her, 
not only as an advisor, but 
also as a valued friend. We 
hope she will continue to read 
our paper; before long, she 
may be the only one. 

At the same time, we hasten 
to greet Sister Mary, our new 
advisor, who is, as yet un- 
scarred. We hope we will have 
her with us for a long time to 
come — or at least until the 
end of the year if she can 
stand it that long. 



just before they make the not 
always final purchase: "But 
will my pointed-toe-trained 
feet ever really get accustom- 
ed to an extra point, or does 
this have the same advantage 
of — say a dual filter?" .... or 
. . . . "Of course, wool suits 
aren't really too practical for 
California weather. Maybe I 
could wear it to one of those 
refrigerated theatres." Per- 
haps the shorter girl will be 
troubled by this qualm, "It's 
really a beautiful sweater. 
There's just one thing— it's 
longer than most of my 
skirts." 

No matter what the prob- 
lem, all will meet with lifting 
solutions so that high fashion 
can keep its place on the col- 
lege level. In ten years others 
will look at the picture of 
today's co-ed and classify her 
as strictly outdated. (Think of 
the long-skirted damsels of 
1950.) Face it. The way you 
look is the way American 
manufacturers and buyers 
want you to look. They deter- 
mine whether "The Look" will 
be fat or thin, long legged or 
no legged — they're your boss. 
Only one alternative is yours, 
be old fashioned or go square 
toed. Of course, we could 
ahvays go back to saddle ox- 
fords and blue uniforms. 



50-50 



. F. McG. & I. G. 

"We greet you, O Beloved 
Mount . . ." and Mounties - 
welcome to the hallowed hill. 
Once again those familiar 
sights . . . 1098574 stairs . . . 
familiar feelings . . . the warm 
glow as you climb the hill in 
low and the car can't quite 
make it . . . thoughts of the 
coming sugarless-gum-and-sea- 
same-seed-diet college try for 
that (and we quote) co-ed 
look. 

50-50 this year will be a 
joint attempt - - our editors 
wisely assuming that the ef- 
forts of more than one person 
are necessary to fill the place 
of Betsy Fleming. We will ap- 
preciate any comments, an- 
nouncements, criticism (verb- 
al) via the VIEW office, and 
will attempt to maintain the 
high calibre of the column. ( i. 
e. : absolutely NO Debbie-Ed- 
die-Liz articles). 

A sketchy outline of coming 
events has reached the desert 
outpost where dwells one-half 
the responsibility for this col- 
umn, and we pass, on for your 
edification the following: 

Those fortunate enough to 
board are reminded of Board- 
er's Closed Week-end (15th- 
17th Sept.) with the tracH< i. r - 
al Stag Dance Saturday night 



(for only seventy-five cents 
you, too, may dance vr.h a 
college man) . . . Green week- 
promises cigarettes for mem- 
bers of the upper classes, the 
accompanying Frosh Frolics 
will add to the quota of sleep- 
less nights for the youngest 
of the clan. 

We would be glad to furnish 
dates for the first Residents' 
Mid-Week Leave, Big-Little 
Sister Beach Party, All Club 
Orientation Day, and other 
Stimulating activities, were 
said dates available. Unfortu- 
nately, we live a total 6f 700 
miles from the Big City; our 
esteemed Student Body Veep 
has relegated the co-ordinating 
council calendar or whatever 
to the depths of her sporran, 
from which she is loath to ex- 
tract anything, a n d we are 
convinced that our SB Social 
Chairman is lost in the wilds 
of Big Bef-r with naught to 
comfort her save a carton of 
stale Gir! Stout cookies. Thus, 
confusion rains, but lo! the sun 
appeareth soon . . . 

Keep reading 50-50 for news 
of off-beat and on-beat proj- 
ects ... on the agenda: a 
crusade to wipe out trading 
stamps . . . and, as a favor 
to a feeble-minded friend, we 
shall close with splizyx. That's 
spliayx. 



NOTICE FROM THE DEAN! 
Remember to get your park- 
inn decals. "Easier to spot you 
with" — besides it will save you 
some money in the long run. . . 
Fine Money. 

REMEMBER — DECALS 



FINER DRY CLEANING 

MINOR REPAIRS FREE 

ALTERATIONS 



CAMPUS 
CLEANERS 



SEAC Geared to 
Meet Problems of 
Large Universities 



CR 8-8724 



The \S.\ Bdltoria] Affairs 
Conference at the University 
of Wisconsin this August was 
an eye-opener — especially for 
an editor from a small wom- 
b's college. In some aspects, 
the Editors Conlerenee (here- 
after referred to as "SEAC 
— Student Editorial Affairs 
( onlerem-e) was- secondary lo 



10936 Weyburn Ave., Westwood 24, Calif. 



Sophs Roll Out 

Carpet For Frosh 

Orientation 

Sophs rolled out;the red car- 
pet to frosh during the annual 
Orientation, Sunday, Septem- 
ber 10. 

The Theme, "Orientation is 
the determining of one's posi- 
tion among new things," set 
the svcue for the day's events. 
Holy Mass initiated the pro- 
ceedings) tetter ; , welcoming by 
Father O'Reilly, frosh were re- 
ceived in the circle by the 
faculty. 

Following these introduc- 
tions, each department spon- 
sored a panel for future ma- 
jors in their field. Later in the 
i noon the student council 
welcomed the freshmen. After 
dinner in the resident stu- 
dent's 'lining room, a movie 
climaxed the occasion. 



Ihe politicking going on under- 
mound for the NNA Con- 
ference which began after the 
etew of the SEAC. 

The SEAC itself seemed 
Fomttimes disappointing, often 
mediocre, and at rare points 
truly uplifting. Discussion 
groups were often pointless, 
irrelevant, and dull--mainly 
to the small colleges who do 
not share the problems of 
many of the large universities. 
As many of the "problem 
sheets", which served as the 
basis for discussion, were 
geared to the problems of the 
universities and not to those 
of the small colleges, much 
that could have been of value 
was lost. 

But the real meaning ol the 

SB \< was its value iis a 
whole. Looking at it from this 
aspect, it was an illuminating 
experience. Not the discus- 
sions, but the postsdiscussions, 
not the speeches, hut Ihe 
thoughts generated by them, 
not the questions answered, 

hut the questions posed — (his 
was the real value of the 
SEAC. 

The full significance of the 
SEAC to our paper cannot be 
'I' i ailed in a single artii 
'■•■' is it our intention to 
and do so. It is hoped that this 
will rather be shown in the 
v of the VIEW in th« 
coming year. 



. 



Paga 4 



MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



September 13, 1961 



THE CLUB VIEW 

A Place For Everyone in Campus Clubs 



Campus scientists, nurses, literary-ites, 
artists, musicians and woul<Pbe politicos — all 
can find comrades with kindred interests in 
the Mount's various departmental clubs, which 
will introduce themselves to the student body 
on Club Day, Sept. 27. Displays, posters and 
scrapbooks will be on exhibit in the Circle, 



with representatives of each club on hand to 
greet prospective members. 

Welcome Teas in September and early 
October will further acquaint students with 
the clubs and their members and activities. 
Officers have already scheduled many events 
for the coming year. 



White Caps Plan 
Mass and Mixer 

The annual fall mixer-go- 
round will receive a push from 
the student nurses, who have 
scheduled their yearly White 
Caps Stag for Sept. 30. All are 
urged to come to this event. 

A family Mass and breakfast 
in honor of sophomore nursing 
students, who will receive their 
caps at that time, is also high 
on the White Caps' list of early 
events. 



Mount Fraternity 
Qreets Musicians 

Sigma Alpha Iota, the 
Mounts only national profes- 
sional fraternity, invites all 
new music students to a get- 
acquainted tea, to be sched- 
uled soon. Several new men 
students who have enrolled in 
the music department this se- 
mester will be honored guests. 
Watch the boards for the date 
of this affair. •• 



Masquers Hint 
At Surprise 

Masquers are bragging about 
Drama dept. head Mr. 
O'Keefe's summer trip to the 
National Catholic Theatre Con- 
ference in New York City. He 
r.-turned just in time for school 
and the preparations for the 
up-coming fall play. Hints 
dropped now and then promise 
an intriguing surprise when the 
choice for the play is an- 
nounced. Tryouts will start the 
latter part of September, Mas- 
quers prexj Maggie Conley an- 
nounces. 

A night meeting September 
19th in the Browsing Room 
will introduce new members to 
the club. All girls interested 



Cafeteria service will be avail- 
able to both day and resident 
students in the dining rooms. 
Also, a snack bar will be open 
each day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 



Festival of Arts 
Tentatively Flam 

"The Festival of Arts is defi- 
nitely going to be our main 
project for the year," promises 
Mary Lou Revillard. Marian 
Art Club president. "We hope 
to plan it for the first se- 
mester, with the help of the 
drama, English, and music de- 
partments.'' 

The Festival of Arts, as pro- 
posed last spring by art de- 
partment head Mr. Cressey, 
would be a day, or days, of 
various cultural exhibits and 
programs. 

"We especially want to 
stress picking up the cultural 
lag among students," Mary 
Lou went on. "We have a lot 
of activities, such as discus- 
sions and visits to local art gal- 
leries, which would be of in- 
terest to everyone, not just art 
students." All are invited to 
see the Art Club display in the 
Circle and, if interested, join 
the club. A Welcome Tea will 
be held soon for new members. 



in drama as a hobby or major 
are welcome to join the Mas- 
quers. An active interest in 
Mount and Masquer activities, 
plus 50 hours of production 
work or 75 hours of acting are 
the membership requirements. 
The Masquers, a self-sup i< 
ing organization, finances, 
through its 500 Plan, the 
Mount's two major productions 
every year. For more informa- 
tion, see the Circle on Club 
Day. 



BUY BIRDSEED 



Liz Practices 
Home Economics 

Liz McCready, senior home 
economics major, spent the 
summer with Southern Coun- 
ties Gas Company as one of 
eight apprentices in the com- 
i .my's Home Service Depart- 
ment. 

With her nome base at the 
gas company's Pomona office, 
;.iz workei in public relations, 
assisted at i.monstrations, ob- 
served home calls, and gave 
a solo demonstration using the 
gas appliances. 

The summer program also 
i'u hided lectures and discus- 
sions on the gas industry, 
demonstrations and meetings 
with well known home econo- 
mists in the Los Angeles area, 
and a tour through the 
O'Keefe and Merritt Range 
Factory where the girls ob- 
served the manufacture of 
ranges and other gas equip- 
mi nt. 

The program, sponsored by 
Southern Counties, is for home 
economics majors who have 
completed their junior year. 
The program gives these stu- 
dents an opportunity to learn 
more about the varied careers 
of home economists in busi- 
ness. 

Liz, the Mount St. Mary's 
representative in the program, 
is president of Lambda Omi- 
crcn Chi. She is an English 
minor. 

. . . College 

(Continued From page 2) 
;i student; even more, we ask 
you to be aware that you are 
a human being, thereby pos- 
sessing an intellect, a capac- 
ity for rational thought. We 
;isk you, (his year, t" us< this 
capacity. 



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Polka 
Partying! 



What's in the whirl of the 
sorority girl for '61? Here's a 
peek into what's stirring. 

POLKA PARTY 

Saturday evening, October 6, 
1961, Kappa Delta Chi Soror- 
ity will holds its annual Polka 
Party. The Magyar House at 
1975 Washington Blvd. will 
again provide its Germanic at- 
mosphere for the occasion. 
Couples will come attired in 
costumes reminiscent of the 
Old World tradition. The 
strains of the quaint polka will 
be played from 8 to 12 p.m. 

The Kappas enjoyed summer 
get-togethers devoted to the 
preparing of their traditional 
handmade bids. Madelyn Fla- 
herty, historian and chairman 
of the bid committee, reports 
that the fancy doll-shaped bids! 
will be available, at $2 per cou- 
pie, in the Circle from October] 
2 through October 6. The bids' 
will also be available at the 
door. 

CHARITY WORK 

It's traditional for each soro- 
rity to do some type of charita- 
ple work for a needy organiza- 
tion. Gammas plan to offer 
their help to St. Anne's Home 



for the Aged as they did last 
year. TAZ will again give of 
their time to entertain at St. 
Anne's Hospital for Unwed 
Mothers. Nazareth House 'will 
again receive the time and ef- 
forts of the Kappas. 

FIRST MEETING 

Each sorority looks anxious- 
ly toward their first meeting. 
This is the meeting where jun- 
iors and seniors are invited to 
become honorary members of 
the sorority. Of course, besides 
choosing honorary members, 
TAZ will plan for their annual 
"Roaring 20's Party" and the 
Gammas for their "Hard Times 
Party." 



Coming Up... 

Sun., Sept. 10 — Orientation. 

Mon., Sept. 11. — Registration 
for new students. 

Tues., Sept. 12 — Registration. 

Wed., Sept. 13 — Classes begin. 

Thurs., Sept. 14— Club Orien- 
tation in Circle. 

Fri., Sept. 15 — Boarders' 
Closed Week-End. 

Sat., Sept. 16 — Boarders' Stag. 

Wed., Sept. 20— Big-Little Sis- 
ter Beach Party. 

Sun., Sept. 24 — Frosh Picnic 
at Loyola. 

Tues., Sept. 26— Frosh Frolics 
and Stag. 

Fri., Sept. 29— Brawl Ball at 
Loyola. 

Sat., Sept. 30 — White Caps' 
Stag. 

Tues., Oct. 3 — Sorority Honor- 
ary Dinners. 



Navy Offers Aid 
To Senior Nurses 

Available to students in the 
basic nursing program is the 
Navy Nurse Corps Candidate 
program. 

This program provides for 
payment of tuition, miscellane- 
ous fees, and a limited number 
of textbooks. In exchange for 
the financial assistance, the 
student agrees to serve for two 
years of active duty as a Nurse 
Corps officer, following an 
eight week indoctrination 
course at Newport, Rhode 
Island. 

Selected applicants are en- 
listed on active duty under in- 
struction in the Navy while 
completing their senior year, 
which is not to exceed twelve 
months. Students may apply 
any time after completing the 
first semester of their junior 
year in a collegiate nursing 
education program. All appli- 
cations are made through the 
U.S. Navy Recruiting Stations. 
Mounties now studying under 
this program are Mary Lou 
Fischer and Linda Kasper. 

Further information con- 
cerning the program may bo 
obtained from LCDR Marion 
Morgan, NC, USN, Nurse Pro- 
grains Officer, 751 So. I*ig- 
ueroa Street, Los Angeles 17. 



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Volume XVIII, No. 2 



October 3, 1961 



Freshmen Receive 
Entrance Honors 



Thirty-six freshmen received 
Honors at Entrance to the 
Mount this fall. Honors at 
Entrance is granted to those 
who score above 1100 on the 
CEEB examination or who 
earn grade point averages 
over 3.7 in high school. 

Veronica March ine, Emily 
Deutsch, Claudia Hart, Patri- 
cia Andrew, Mary Jo Hanley, 
Toni Christiansen, Edith Do- 
minquez, Helene Deiteh, FJi/a- 
l>eth Weimer, Patricia Dietzel, 
Mary Estelle Dietzel, and 
Kathleen Baker entered with 
honors. 

Others are: Mary Ellen 
Greaney, Barbara B e e s 1 e y, 
Linda Jolin, Patricia Smith, 
Charlotte Tarantino, Patricia 
Chapman, Linda Wagaman, 



See You 
At the Ball 

The annual Founders Day 
Ball will be held on October 21 
from 9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. 
at the Biltmore Bowl in Los 
Angeles. Mounties, alumnae, 
and parents will dance to the 
music of Ivan Scott. Enter- 
tainment will also add to the 
evening's fun. 

Bids for the ball are $5.00 
They will be sold on campus 
All proceeds go to the student 
union fund. 

The bnll is planned by the 
Men's Club, the Women's 
Guild, the Alumnae Associa- 
tion, and the Mount, Student 
Council. Renate Kerris is the 
student representative. 



Roberta Martin, Joyce Van 
der Broeder, Manuela Cua- 
junco, Diane de Anda, Mary 
Patricia Hanson and Donna 
Anne Grove. 

Margaret Hudnall, Roberta 
Longo, Nancy Rciley, Patricia 
Strifple, Suzanne Kowalewsky, 
Naomi Takeshite, Joan Heinz, 
Joyce Heinz, Mary Ann Stack- 
er, Diane Frassetti, and Linda 
Clift also were awarded 
Honors a4 Entrance. 



MOUNT CELEBRATES 
DAY OF FOUNDING 



Priest Recruits 
Papal Volunteers 

The Reverend John J. Sulli- 
van, Director of the Extension 
Papal Volunteers will address 
Mount students and guests on 
October 9 at 7:00 p.m. in the 
Lecture Hall. Father will 
speak about the recruitment 
program of the Papal Volun- 
teers. All those who are in- 
terested are welcome to at- 
tend. 

The Papal Volunteers, under 
the Pope's direction, will give 
their services to help people 
throughout the world. This 
program is similar to the U.S. 
Peace Corps. 




Mary Chapel, the center of the Mount campus, 
was constructed in 1939. 



In response to the demand, 
Father Hall will say Mass 
e\ery Monday and Wednes- 
day at (1 a.m. 



Peace Corps 
Tesfs Given 

Any American who wants to 
serve in the Peace Corps will 
have another opportunity to 
qualify by taking the examina- 
tions on October 7th. 

Persons will be given a 
choice between two types of 
examinations. One examina- 
tion is designed for men and 
women who would like to be 
considered for positions as 
secondary or college teachers. 
The other examination is for 
everyone else who wants to 
serve in the Peace Corps. 
There is no passing grade for 
this test; results are con- 
sidered along with such other 
elements as background, spe- 
cial skills and character re- 
ferences. 

Tests will be given in Los 
Angeles at 8:30 a.m. at the 
Post Office, 312 N. Spring St., 
Room 518. 



Mount Musicians 
Perform on TV 

The Mount St. Mary's Col- 
lege Music Department will 
present a television' program, 
"Gifted Music Makers," on 
Channel Four at 2:30 p.m. on 
Sunday, October 8. 

Members of the program for 
gifted students in music will 
perform in a chamber music 
concert on the "College Re- 
port" series. All the musicians 
are students of the Mount & 
the gifted student program. 
They are Selene Hurford, Vic- 
tor Steinhardt, Anita Donovet- 
sky, Gregory Donovetsky, Don- 
ald Ransom, Jon Sullivan, and 
Charles Dimon. 

Among the pieces they will 
play are: Rachmaninoff's 
Prelude in B Flat Major, Van 
Goens' Scherzo, and Brahms 
Piano Quartet. 

Dr. Pattee JEvenson will ex- 
plain the Mount's gifted stu- 
dent program to the television 
audience. 



Mount Graduate 
Joins Peace Corps 



Mary Ellen Walsh, who 
graduated from the Mount 
last spring, is the first Mountie 
selected for the Peace Corps. 

I lary Ellen is a field re- 
presentative for the Pacific- 
Northwest. During the month 
of October she will visit col- 
leges and universities in this 
area recruiting new members 
and giving tests. Her travels 
v\ 1 1 take her to several slates 
including Alaska. 

Mary Ellen spent the sum- 
mer with one hundred fifty- 
five other Peace Corps mem- 
bers at Pennsylvania State 



College preparing for the Phil- 
ippines training project. She 
studied to be a teacher's aid 
in English and science. 

For those interested in join- 
ing the Peace Corps, Mary 
Ellen advises them to fill out an 
application and not to worry 
about their qualifications. She 
stresses that there is a place 
in the Peace Corps for all 
interested college graduates. 

While she was at the Mount, 
>'/Iary Ellen majored in socio- 
logy and minored in psycho- 
logy. 



At the annual Founders 
Day Convocation on October 
16, the freshmen will be in- 
vested in their caps and 
gowns. The Convocation will 
be held at the 1:10 period, 
following a student body mass 
offered for the deceased 
founders! 

The ceremony opens with a 
prayer and the singing of the 
Mma Mater. After the wel- 
coming; address, the senior 
Class president reads the hi- 
story of the academic dress 
and the student body vice- 
nresident tells the history of 
the collc-e. As each fresh- 
man is invested in her cap 
and gown, she is received into 
the college community. Honors 
at Entrance are announced 
and the Honor Pledge is 
taken at this time. 

This year Mount St. Mary's 
College celebrates its thirty- 
sixth anniversary. The state of 
California granted a charier 
to the college on October 15, 
1925. October 15 is also the 
date of the founding of the 
Sisters of St. Joseph of Caron- 
dolet. 

The first Mount campus 
was located at Saint Mary's 
Academy on Slauson Ave. In 
1927 the Sisters of St. Joseph 
purchased fifty six acres o£ 
land abo\e Brentwood for the 
permanent college sight. The 
first building, the present 
Brady Hall, was opened in 
1031 and served as class- 
rooms, residence hall, offices, 
chapel, dining room and sis- 
ters' quarters. 



Remember the 

Kappa Polka Parly! 

Oct. 6 - 8 to 12 



Eusebians Present 
German Speaker 



On October 18 at 8:00 p.m. 
the Eusebians-IRC will pre- 
sent Dr. Carl Christoph 
Schweitzer, who will speak on 
the topic "Is the West German 
Federal Republic a Trust- 
worthy Democracy?" 

Dr. Schweitzer is well- 
versed in German affairs, hav- 
ing joined the "Bundeszen- 
trale Fuer Hei m a t d i c n st," 
which corresponds to the U.S. 
Information Alministr a t i o n. 
He is presently Chief of the 
Division for Mass Media. 



The "Bundeszentrale" is the 
federal agency which has 
taken a leading part in com- 
bating the remnants of Nazi 
teachings, especially in regard 
to Anti-Semitism. It also runs 
an institute on problems of 
Communism, at which experts 
from all over Europe are lec- 
turing. 

Dr. Schweitzer's talk is ex- 
pected to he of great interest 
in view of the present situa- 
tion in Bei-liri. The t ill; is open 
to the public. 



Honors 

Seminar 

Increases 

The Mount St. Mary's Gen- 
eral Honors Seminar, under 
the direction of Mr. Pedcrico 
Grabiel, has begun its series 
of meetings. Besides sixteen 
returning members, Janet Ger- 
mann, Susan Kalil, Kathleen 
Hanson, Geraldine Mirabel, 
Enid Evans, and Barbara 
Dummel have joined the jun- 
ior and senior group. 

The sophomore members are : 
Sharon Bowen, Jane Luecke, 
Tina Rozolis, Marianne Stan- 
ley, Cecilia Wright, Marj; 
King, Rosemary Mosellie, 
Lynn Albizati, and Colleen 
Gillen. 



Page 



MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



October 3, 1961 



NF - SI! 



This summer the student 
council voted to place a pro- 
posal to withdraw from the 
National Federation of Cath- 
College Students (NFCCS) 
1 efore the student assembly. 
The basis for this proposal 
sfi i. is from. several roots. The 
primary charge leveled against 
NF by the student council is 
that the organ exists as an in- 
tual, incohesive and, 
hence, useless group. Second- 
arily, they charge that NF s 
•expense could readily be used 
for some other purpose. Like- 
wise, that, for the time and ef- 
Fort expended, there are, if | 
any, few tangible results. Are 
the charges fair? 

Although the ineKcCfcuaSJity 
nnil incohresrveiress of NF must 
be conceded as a fact, il aiighl 
bt- well, v.c suggest, to examine 
Why this is mi. Is the f« ul t 
with (In- national organising? 
This mi';h( indeed seem to be 
wlit-re it lies. Hii( — is it the, 
real failure? 

A \\ each lank 
We submit that the whole of 



any organization is only so 
strong as its weakest compo- 
nent part, that NF is only so 
strong as its weakest region, 
that any region is only so 
strong as its weakest member. 
Naturally, with the diminish- 
ing participation, co-operation 
and interest among the mem- 
bers of this region, it has be- 
come very weak and ineffect- 
ual. 

Useless? 
It has also been implied in 
these charges of "uselessness," 
thai the apostolic and informa- 
tive work NF could accomplish 
(il working to its full poten- 
tial) might he as well carried 

(Continued on Page 4) 




NF- NO! 



Perhaps NFCCS as it is set 
up could be a vital, important 
organization. Maybe it is in 
some regions and on some cam- 
puses. But Student Council, 
after studying the organization 
and talking to national officers 
as well as analyzing it on this 
campus, voted unanimously to 
withdraw. The reasons for this 
action are: 

Catholic Organization 
1. NFCCS is a totally Cath- 
olic organization. The Pope has 
expressed his desire for Cath- 
olics to go out from totally 
Catholic groups and to express 
their views in non-religious- 
affiliated organizations. We 





W^ 



The opfniops expressed on tliis p»£< ar« those «f the writers Hnd do not necessarily 



reflect tlie i*i-\v« oi t l ie vt;ul 01 die oaltoge. 



feel that our opinion can better 
be expressed by NSA, the Na- 
tional Student Association. 

Programs 

2. In this region, very little 
has been done by NFCCS. The 
programs proposed by the na- 
tional office are geared to the 
East Coast, where there is bet- 
ter membership and concen- 
trated activity. 

Expense 

3. The cost of NFCCS per 
year is approximately $375. 
The benefits do not measure 
up to the expense. This money 
could be spent on speaker pro- 
grams or other campus needs. 

Limited Effectiveness 

4. As NFCCS is set up, it is 
limited in its effectiveness in 
regard to expression of opinion 
on contemporary issues. Only 
the National Congress can de- 
termine policy. Since the Na- 
tional Congress meets once a 
year, issues which arise be- 
tween Congresses lie dormant 
for a year. 

— N. W. 



Light for the Times 



In the later middle ages phi- 
losophy h:is trying to perform 
t lie tasks ul science and the 
r- s.ilt was ignorance of nature. 
In modern times science is tr\- 

t.i perform the tasks "I 
philosophy and the result is 
ignorance of nattire's God. 

i method is competent in 
its own field, though the dis- 

mont ni fields is nut al- 

va>s an eas\ matter. But J'OU 

can no mure iittain to ultimate 

reasons of being through 

■ ■■• than vm can attain to 

''i,;ns of the 

metric of change through phi- 

!iy. Only when the righl 

problem is attached by the 

right method doi s ' 

— whether it be knovtl- 
ui the i' ' nrc ul the cos- 
- istonce of God. 
The scientist starts from 
me«' aspects of spi 

:ind seeks explan- 
• em in terms of further 
its of I 
whose measun 
cts in tui or similar 

• hi. Thus the si 
ilways reaches to sp. 
answi rs but there is no end to 

a en- 
man to predict and con-' 



trol the behavior of the physi- 
cal world. The philosopher 
starts with .hanging being as 
such, sees the problem of exist- 
ence which change raises and 
goes in search of an ultimate 
reason of being. Thus the phi- 
losopher reaches a final an- 
swer but it is transcendent. It 
lends itself to no technology, 
but it does enable man to lo- 
cate himself in a hierarchy of 
being that has an apex, and a 
scale of values that has a max- 



Thc agon) ul on r times is In 

see these disciplines, science 
and philosophy, siill pitied 
■r us i| they 
were ' in providing rival 

answers to the same problem. 
It is no small part o I the 
date oi the Christian stu- 
denl in modern times to be 
very clear on the distinction of 
tlie two Ways of Knowing. This 

too belongs to thai light which 
he must shed in a darkened 
world. Science neither proves 
nor disproves God. That is the 
l:i 5k oi philosophy . To this hi' 
must bear the witness of his 
understanding. 

— Fr. O'Reilly 



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MARY ERSCHOEN 

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PAT WEDEMEYER 

KATHY BELLEFONTAINE 

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margaret foster 

virginia speltz 

kathy fitzharris 

sister mary 

judy harris, helen jaskoski 

Virginia speltz. liz mcCready, 

NANCY WESTBERG, HELEN KIRK 



NSA: 
The Facts 

Bj HKI.I.X KIKK 

Students, as searchers for 
truth and as a part of the 
world-wide student commu- 
nity, must express their 
thought and opinions. NSA as 
the national student union in 
the U.S. is probably the best 
means for us to do this. NSA 
is a member of the Interna- 
tional Student Congress which 
is made up of the student 
union of the free world. Stu- 
dents from Asia, Africa, Eu- 
rope and the Americas discuss 
student problems which in 
countries are involved 
with political or governmental 
problems. 

NSA on the national level 
luis a membership of about 
Kill colleges and universities 
out of a possible 1200. How- 
ever, the number of students 

al (ending these Mill colic:;, s is 
ol the students in the 
United States. \ v \ acts ms :i 
means of communication for 
us. the college snaaents »i the 
Mount, to exchange ideas, 
programs, and problems. 

One oi these problems con- 
sidered l>.\ \s\ was that of 
the migrant farm workers. 
These workers in this country 
travel from place l<> place to 

har-ves) the crops as they ri- 
pen. They Mm- in conditions 

we would consider subhuman. 
!i' ir children do not have an 
opportunity lor education 
the> would he in and 
mil of schools ill leu or more 

states, and because Hn\\ have 

to go to WOrfc at the age of 
eight due lo the low w 

tluir pan "is are paid, This 

Summer through NSA sc\cral 

schools in il,,. mid-west began 
Mng programs ne <r tin 

fields where tin- children's 
u|s wen- working. Other 

problems students in Ns\ are 

tiling are segregation in 
- oil ||, .,. ,|. n lorn, 

i lo' < uban situ, lion, and the 
violations oi human rights 



THE READER'S 
VIEW 



Dear Editor, 

When the Mount St. Mary's 
delegation arrived for their 
first NSA national con; 
they began to realize by corn- 
It. iii-oii with other regions 
that the Cnlifoffiia-Ne\ 
Hawaii Region was extremely 
weak. This was due partially 
to the lack of honest leader- 
ship on the part of regional 
officers and partially to the 
lack of knowledge of what a 
region is supposed to do on 
the part of member scb 
However, since the region has 
been weak for the past few 
years., it was nearly impos- 
sible for member school 
have known whal king. 

At the Congress the situation 
was different. The deleg 
from this college were 
to confront their officers with 
questions for which they had 
not been able to get answers 
The de- 
sident was not 



When we finally were able to 
contact our acting regional 
president, a bevy of excuses 
was offcied. 

However, nothing effective 
could be done until all schools 
met together lor the National. 
< ongress. We obtained the 
one existing copy of the con- 
stitution and began to piece 
the situation together. We im- 
mediately called lor a revision 
of the constitution and con- 
l member schools who 
did not understand the con- 
tusion. We c a m n a i g ne d 
against Hie acting president 

(who tried to run lor office 
again) and offered in her 
place the Student Body Pres- 
ident oi Immaculate Heart 
College, Sharon McGuire. 
Sharon was eliH-lvd on a pl.il- 
lonn that called lor complete 
regional reorganisation and 

i icntalion. 

We now how much 

was lost Lhrot 
and corrupt leadership thai 



merely lacking in effective existed last year. Hut w, 

leadership, but was inacces- realize that with our new 

be $250 treasury stitution .mil with our know- 

foi the region. It was further ledge of th( 



realized that the only remain- 
ing officer, the vice-chairman, 
had failed to assume I 
idency, .to take any action 

nsl the absent pi 
'■r to call the member bc! 
to inform tliern of I.' 
lion A regional meeting s)i 
have been called last seme 
to elect new officers. Any 
guestions about lack of 
munication 1 



pi don 'hat this will not 
"ne. There are 11 new 
schools affiliating with this 
region tl 

communications will havt 
OOd to draw out tin i 

llOOls and to 
them the ideas that they 

I do not fliilll, ||,af the 

charges made Matlj about all 

( oordinaloi s and \ s \ 



hi general in tin- last is.,,,. ..( 
thing was in ord Ibe \ 1 1 \\ were entire!) fair. 



that then ". oui, i be a mei 
problem 
uch a ■ 
' I or, 1 my- 

• 

■ n Hew down 
from San I r a 



Some people haxe l>eeu e\- 
I ' I Bielj I If i-nl. I-, en |inr- 

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High styles - Junior and Petite Junior 



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October 3. (961 



MNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



Pago 3 



50-50 



By F. McG & L «. 

"But, Mother, we have to read five novels in one sem- 
ester" is the lower division point of view regarding the English 
department . . . and then we have Peg Langhans, who is- posi- 
tive she is going to be hit by a car just before she has a 
chance to read 20 novels in one semester. 

It is our humble opinion that units should be given for 
meetings attended during the school year ... or on the other 
hand, one could major in meetings and attend classes as a 
co-curricular activity. This would eliminate worry over when 
to squeeze in homework and facilitate the keeping of orderly 
minutes. It would also alleviate the trouble and expense of 
buying books. Not that meetings aren't requisite, of course, 
but it's the meetings to plan meetings that cause the trouble. 

Speaking of freshmen (refer to paragraph 1, sentence 1), 
one conscientious lass wondered if she should wear her sword 
to bed during Green Week — we recommend her to our local 
Civil Defense Organization ... an unofficial poll reveals a 
ghastly number of frosh ignorant as to the respective colors 
of the union and confederate armies ... an attempt to palm 
off chocolate cigarettes and Mexican Raleighs on upperclass- 
men ended in utter failure for two of the younger set. 

N.B. Our sympathies to all the freshmen and new sopho- 
mores who "ill never succumb to the delights of coming upon 
a dead seal — downwind — during those P. E. hikes. 

Dates: NSA leadership conference is now scheduled for 
October 5 at 3 P.M. Anyone is welcome, especially freshmen 
and new students . . . Kappas invite all to raise their steins 
at the annual Polka Party, October 6. . . . Boarders may forget 
their burdensome cares on a mid-week leave Wednesday, 
October 11, and Loyola sophs promise fun and frolic at their 
mixer, Friday the thirteenth. We refrain from commenting 
upon the appropriateness on the date. 

Monday the 16th is Founder's Day at the Mount — offi- 
cial reception of the freshmen to the Mount ... St. Vincent's 
will hold a mixer on the 20th . . . followed on the 21st by tin- 
Founder's Day Ball. During the week of the 22nd the more 
courageous of the Mount girls are invited to vie for the alleged 
honor of Queen of Loyola's Homecoming. 

Wanted : one parrot to bake chocolate cakes and assist 
in the teaching of Theology. Must speak a minimum of six 
languages. 

Judy, Donna, Mount Grads 
Med. Technologists at V.A. 




BLOOD BANKERS — Mr. Peterson, head of the serology lab at 
V.A., looks on as Judy Brow (seated) and Donna Frauenheim 
consider pint of blood from the Blood Bank. 



Veterans — no, medical tech- 
nologists — yes. Although they 
haven't been in the armed 
services, Judy Brow and 
Donna Frauenheim may still 
be found at Sawtelle. . . in the 
research laboratories, that is. 

Judy and Donna both grad- 
uated from the Mount last 
June as bacteriology majors 
and chemistry minors. Having 
spent one year of internship 
during the Mount's training 
program at the Veteran's 
aimstration, they went to 
work there immediately after 
graduation. 

Blood Processors 
Judy is m charge of the 
blood bank at the hospital. 
Donna works in the Serology 
lab. Both girls are respon 
f«r the processing of blood be- 
fore it is put in the pump that 



is used during open heart 
surgery. 

"They are very generous 
girls. I've seen them stay all 
night in order to be ready to 
help on an operation at 3:00 
in the morning." commented 
Mr. Peterson, head of the 
Serology lab. 

"Mucho" Opportunities 

"It's such a new field, full 
of opportunities, especially for 
women," Donna said. 'Besides 
the science, itself, is 
constantly changing and im- 
proving," added Judy. 'It's an 
'exciting' field." 

Sorority girls both, Judy 
and Donna were Gammas. 
Both started with their 
major in their frosh year 
and went on to take courses 
in bacteriology, serology, he- 
matology, immunohematology, 
bacterial genetics and micro- 
biology. 



Student-Faculty 
Pow-Wows Hit 
Campus Scene 

A New Deal is hitting the 
jlount campus in the form of 
discussions to arouse closer 
communication between stu- 
dents and faculty. At the stu- 
dent council meeting, Septem- 
ber 25, council members dis- 
pensed with general business 
to consider with Dr. Oard, 
faculty representative, the set- 
up and agenda for these dis- 
cussions. 

The discussions will be held 
at Junior-Senior and Frosh- 
Soph Assemblies scheduled for 
October. 

By openly stating opinions 
and inquiries on current cam- 
pus problems, faculty .and 
students can attain a better 
understanding of each other's 
positions and problems. 

The following topics were 
chosen for the first assem- 
blies : 

1.) The Honor System 
2.) The excess of activities 
at M.S.M.C. 

3.) Closer faculty - student 
relations 

4.) Opinions of faculty con- 
cerning students in stu- 
dent gov't 

5.) Faculty - student dis- 
cussions on topics which 
the student body can 
take a stand on 

6.) The necessity <>l depart- 
mental clubs 

7.) Students' profess i o n a I 
attitudes 

8.) Preparation for respon- 
sibility alter graduation 
9.) Curriculum planning 

At the assemblies, each dis- 
cussion group will include 15 
students and two faculty mem- 
bers. The results of these 
meetings will be available to 
both students and faculty. 

A committee was chosen to 
handle the publicity for these 
assemblies and the meeting 
was brought to a close. 



Mount Hails Mr. Bottone 
New Drama Instructor 



MSMC Eaters' 
Show First Love 

by VIRGINIA SPELTZ 

Keeping in mind Feurbach's 
theory that "Man is what he 
eats" Mount "eaters" welcome 
the new food service. 

Thrice daily these amateur 
gourmets endeavor to support 
Shaw's statement: "There is 
no love sincerer than the love 
of food". The opportunities 
for this culinary courtship 
are limitless when dainty deli- 
cacies and more starchy num- 
bers continue to woo their 
wide-eyed suitors. Before din- 
ing the indolger is required to 
after a few classic lines: 'Edo, 
Ergo Sum. I eat therefore I 
am. (Anon: Parody of Des- 
es). After dinner, campus 
"Eves" approach the enticing 
fruit trays. 

Ignoring Jeremy Taylors' 
warning that "A full gorged 
belly never produced a 
sprightly mind" students 
sprightly advance to thi 

jjree of graduate gourmet 



"Live today for today," 
claims Mr. Thomas Bottone, 
new instructor in the Drama 
department. Mr. Bottone came 
to L A and the Mount after 
professional work in movies, 
stage, and T.V. to teach Voice 
and Diction and Theater Ap- 
preciation classes. He also as- 
sumes the position of Produc- 
tion Assistant and Technical 
Manager for the Mount plays 
this year. 

This will be his first year 
as a college instructor, al- 
though he has given private 
dramatic coaching to indivi- 
duals and groups throughout 
the country. Mr. Bottone chose 
teaching to investigate an 
area he had not known on a 
student level, in order to seek 
out his place in life. 
Alma Maters 

Receiving his B.A. at the 
University of Denver in 1955, 
Mr. Bottone went on to earn 
his Master of Fine Arts at the 
School of Drama at Yale. 



at an early age for Mr. Bot- 
tone. It began at the age of 
five. Every Saturday you'd 
find him at the movies. He 
would open and close the 
theater. 

In high school he belonged 




TENNIS ANYONE? Since 
physical education courses 
are no limner a require- 
ment, there is room in all 
P.E. classes, especially ten- 
nis and fencing. If interest- 
ed, inquire at the P.E. of- 
fice. The classes are small 
— good opportunity for- in- 
dividual help. 

Still a very active alumnus 
of Sigma Chi Fraternity, Mr. 
Bottone has travelled from 
Coast to Coast and up into 
Canada giving lectures to fiat 
chapters on the proper man- 
ners and procedure of Sigma 
Chi ritual and pledging. 

He is also a veteran of the 
United State's Army. 
' Interest in the theater came 



MR. BOTTONE 

to the National Forensic 
League. 

First Impressions 

About, the Mount. Mr. Bot- 
tone is astonished by the 
personal interest and warmth 
that the Sisters show toward 
the students. He was also im- 
pressed by the awareness and 
maturity of the girls. '- 

If you care to throw names 
around, Mr. Bottone has dis- 
cussed on a personal and 
social level with such people 
as Henry Fonda, Susan Stras- 
berg, Helen Hayes and Glen 
Anders. 

Fall Production 

"Cave Dwellers," Masquer's 
first production this year, 
promises to present quite a 
ihallenge to Mounties. "I'm 
looking forward to studying it 
and wording on it," says Mr. 
Bottone. 



Marty Recalls Summer, 
Red Cross Work in Chile 

hi, M t senior, was selected lasl Spring bj the Ameri- 

, ;,„ ];, ,i" i ■, to spend I i" Chile working tor thi 

ii.,i, in thi! experiences of a 

i iimmci ___ 

By MARTHA MANDUJAN 

The purpose of the American National Red Cross Inter- 
national Summer student program was directed toward in- 
creasing knowledge and understanding between young people 
of the United States and members of the Red Cross societies 
of selected South American Countries. 

Students and leaders, representing the entire United 
States, met in Washington, D.C., for a week's orientation and 
subsequent journey to South America. Alex Weiss, from 
Brandeis University, and myself were the college adult leaders. 

The entire program covered Mexico, Venezuela, Columbia, 
Argentina, Brazil, and Chile. I went to Chile with a group 
of fourteen high school students and leaders. We arrived in 
Santiago on the 15th of July. During the following week, we 
participated in a study center with a group of students from 
various parts of Chile. Here, the seed of a future Junior Red 
Cross, national and international, and sought means for or- 
ganizing and getting acceptance of the JRC, in relation to 
students and faculty. 

When the study center ended, we left our friends and 
traveled to Southern Concepcion, the third largest city in 
Chile. Here, as in the other cities we visited, we were treated 
to the experiences of home hospitality. We visited schools, 
attended and spoke at school assemblies, and mingled with 
the students all day every day. 

One day we visited a hospital for anemic and undernour- 
ished children. During this visit, we were t:ik<-n (o a nearby 
path where each one planted a tree in honor of the delegation 
from the United States. This was only one of the wonderful 
gestures of the Chilean people. Their department of education 
had arranged the school vacation time for the purpose of 
making our study (rip as successful as possible. 

We were there to help, to offer what we could; and 
we were also there to receive and to learn. The profits from 
this trip went deeper than the profits from the d\y 
lectures, speeches and assemblies. 

The generosity, kindness and hospitality of the Chilean 
people is what came home with me. Chile can never a 
be a piece of geography, a narrow strip of land on the South 
American Continent, Working with, being with these students 
gave life to Chile for me. 



Page 4 



MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



October 3. 1961 



CLUB CLIPS 



S-CTA 

Two members of the Mount's 
Student-California Teachers' 
Association have received rec- 
ognition by being asked to 
serve on State Committees. 
Marie Treacy, because of serv- 
ice rendered last year, has been 
asked to act as Chairman of 
the Professional Ethics State 
Committee for the coming 
term. Jan Fox, past president 
of the Mount chapter of S- 
CTA, has also been asked to 
serve on a s'ate committee. 

Dr. Conrad, a noted psychi- 
atrist, "ill speak at the next 
S-CTA meeting on October 11. 
Dr. Conrad wi!l discuss "Why 
Does Johnny Do What He 
Does?" All prospective teach- 
ers are invited to attend. 

On Oct. 8-9, Mount S-CTA 
representatives will attend the 
Twelfth Annual Conference of 
Leaders in Los Angeles. 



Lambda Omicron Chi 

Lambda Omicron Chi is 
sponsoring a Gladding-Mc.Bean 
Dinner Ware Display October 
12, 1961 at 2:00 P.M. in Room 
17. All students are invited to 
attend and there is NO charge. 
The earthenware and china 
which will be displayed is by 
Franciscan. 

Lambda Omicron Chi Initia- 
tion will be held Tuesday eve- 
ning, October' 17, at 7:30 P.M. 
in the Lecture Hall. 



Pa 



Modern Languages 

The Modern Language Dept. 
invites all language majors and 
minors and everyone who is 
interested in languages, to its 
monthly teas. This month's tea 
will be held on Oct. 16 at 3:30 
in the Lecture Hall. 



White Caps 

White Caps held an Orienta- 
tion Tea on Sept. 25 to honor 
freshmen and new nursing stu- 
dents. The nursing faculty and 
the officers of White Caps 
were also introduced at this 
time. 

White C'pps arc also plan- 
ning for their White Caps 
Stag, which will he held on 
Oct. 14; everyone is Invited. 



rnassians 

The Parnassians will hold 
their annual tea and first 
meeting of the year on Mon- 
day, Oct. 9. The club is open 
not only to English majors and 
minors but also to anyone who 
likes to read good books and 
who .enjoys discussing them. 
Under the leadership of presi- 
dent Jonnie Mobley, club mem- 
bers are planning a full and 
exciting year including such 
activities as the Christmas 
Book Sale, the Twelfth Night 
Party, and the annual partici- 
pation in Spring Sing. 



ANNOUNCING: 



MOUNT BRAIN TRUST 

Dean's List for Spring Semester, 1960-61 
Gradepoint of 3.3 and higher 



Seniors 
Peggy Cleary 
Janet Germann 
Mary Ann Glasser 
Kathleen Hanson 
Susan Kalil 
Gloria Left 
Erna Loch 
Dorothy McGowan 
Mary Lee Monroe 
Nancy Westberg 



Senior 

Celine Hatcher 3.75 



Juniors 
Barbara Belle 
Carol Clem 
Barbara Dummel 



Special — 3.7 and higher 
Juniors 

Enid Evans 3.65 
Helen Jaskoski 3.8 
Peggy Langhans 4.00 
Mollie Leamon 3.7 
Marian Menges 4.00 
Sheila Sausse 3.8 



Sophomores 

Mary Alice Alston 
Sharon Bowen ' 
Janet Cavanaugh 
Stella Djao 
Margaret King 
Jane Leucke 
Rosemary Mosellie 
Mary Lou Revillard 
Virginia Spelt?: 
Marianne Stanley 
Cecilia Wright 

Sophomores 

Karen Brouilette 3.7 

Tina Rozalis 3.81 



AAasquers 

Masquers announce that the 
f;ill play will be William Sa- 
royan's "The Cave Dwellers." 
Three readings for parts are 
scheduled — Wednesday, Sept. 
27, Sunday, Oct. 1, and Tues- 
Oct. 3. The readings take 
pi. Hi- id the Little Theatre at 
7:30 p.m. 



i r SAVE MONEY - ! 



Eusebians— I.R.C. 

The Eusebians — Interna- 
tional Relations Club is plan- 
ning for its first meeting of 
the year on October 9. Sched- 
uled for this meeting is a de- 
bate concerning the Cuban 
issue. All students, especially 
history and political science 
majors or minors, are urged to 
attend. Plans are also being 
made for UN Week :is well as 1 
for the annual excursion to the 
Model United Nations, Ibis 
\e.ir to be held in San Diego. 



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Guild Plans 
Meeting 

Mount St. Mary's College 
Guild will hold its annual Mem- 
bership Tea, Wednesday, Oc- 
tober 4th, from 1:00 to 3:00 
P.M. in the Lecture Hall. Mrs. 
James McGowan, president, ex- 
tends a cordial invitation to all 
parents, guild members, and 
friends of the college to attend 
this lirst meeting of the year. 

Mr. Primo Puccinelli, one of 
the talented male students 
from the college music depart- 
ment, will present a program. 

Mrs. F. M. Giacomo and 
Mrs. John Moore, tea co-host- 
esses will be assisted by the 
new slate of officers: Mes- 
dames Manuel Rendon, vice 
president, Stephen Chris, sec- 
retary, T. M. Cirello, corre- 
sponding secretary and Harold 
Wehan, treasurer. 

Members of the faculty will 
be introduced and plans for 
the Founders Daj Ball, to be 
held October 21, »ill be dis- 
cussed. 



NF-SI! ... 

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out in a secular organ such as 
NSA, that NF has fostered a 
"Ghetto Attitude," that it has 
fostered an extremely narrow 
point of view. If NSA is hav- 
ing some difficulty reconciling 
ils liberal and conservative ele- 
ments, what Hill it do with 
new and divergent "splinter 
groups"? Wouldn't our Cath- 
olic college element in NSA (if 
our withdrawal were accom- 
plished) remain a "ghetto"-like 
group? Could we subscribe in 



complete honesty to all of 
NSA's stands — especially on 
moral and political issues- 
and to basic philosophies? 
Would we be allowed to dissent 
radically? 

Then there is the entirely 
pragmatic question of profit 
and loss. Is there any profit 
to be gained from losing 50c 
per capita (of which there are 
about 700 capites running 
loose) for membership in the 
only organization which exists 
for Catholic colleges? 

We urge you to think before 
you decide. 

—P. W. 



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SORORITIES CHOOSE 
NEW HONORARIES 

Mount sororities have scheduled Honorary Acceptance 
ceremonies for this evening. New honorary members include 

GAMMAS 
Barbara Goubert, Peggy Langhans, Linda Marsh, Marian 
Menges, Judy Schweiger, Lois Terry, and Marie Treacy. 

KAPPAS 
Margaret Buxkemper, Lucy Daley, Celeste Henrickson, 
and Martha Mandtijan. 

TAZ 
Judy Harris. Mary Lannert ,I.ola McAlpin, Lorraine Moral- 
es, Linda Schappner, and Nan Slattery. 

Also being planned is the Kappa Polka Party, to be held 
Oct. 6 at the Magyar House from 8:00 to 12:00. Gammas will 
hold their Family Dinner Oct. 8; the dinner is open to the 
student body. TAZ are working on plans for their Roaring 
20's Party to be held Oct. 20; all students are invited. 



10906 Le Conte Avenue 



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REPORTERS 
WANTED: 

There's room for more on 
the VIEW staff! YOU may be 
one of the lucky ones to join 
our happy group if. 

1) \ <>ii like to write, type, 
take pictures, Interview im- 
posing personages, make up 
layouts and/or headlines, or 
read and correct copy, 

2) \ i.u wani to discover 
how ■ newspaper operates, 

3) Von il«, n't mind hard 
work and en jo, working under 
pressure. 

4) You have always had a 



Nancy Plans 
Active Year 

Nancy Federico. chairman of 
the Recreation Committee, is 
full <if planfi fur sports-minded 
Mi unities this year. Although 
r.iin cancelled the volleyball 
tournament during Boarder's 
Closed Weekend, other activi- 
are underway These in- 
clude a faculty-student play- 
day, and commencement of 
swimming and tennis teams. 



Letters . . . 



suppressed desire to be a 
journalist 

If yim i- befie quali- 

Lions (or ii you want a 

chance to develop them) come 

. !K\v offii e, room LOO 

Brady Hall, from 10 to 

k and from 2:30 to 4:30 
from Wednesday. Oi ' I to 
Oct 10. We'll be 
waiting for you! 



<( ontlnued I rom Page 2) 
make it representative, effec- 
tive, mill neeessar] t.r ever 
studenj on this campus. 

May I ask the editors, of the 
\ lew why. if this region 

so obviously weak, they 
did not write one word of m- 
i<r ci iii' i im until after 
the NSA Congress at which 
the pres-'. M and past NSA 
Coordiatorg informed them of 
the weakness? 

Sincerely. 

n w< . WESTBEBG 



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"TTlmcrlA St IjldAi/^ Ortl&jCbLs jCo<^ CCa&lAl^ 



Volume XVIII, No. 3 



October 24, 1961 



Joseph Scott Heads 
Mount Public Relations 



Mr. Joseph Scott has been 
appointed public relations 
counsel to Mount St. Mary's 
College. He will be responsible 
for all phases of publicity, 
working through all forms of 
communication. 

Mr. Scott is interested in 
making the image of the 
Mount known to the public. 
He will publicize activities 
here at the Mount, at the 
Downtown campus, and at the 
graduate school. His position 
consists of writing news re- 
leases and serving as an idea 
and contact man. 

In order to give the most 
effective publicity. Mr. Scott 
must know about activities 
and news items well in ad- 
vance. He urges faculty mef- 
bers and student leaders to 
inform him of all projects 
and items of interest. 

Mr. Scott graduated from 
Notre Dame University in 
1952, where he majored in 
English. He has been in public- 



relations work for five years. 
Recently he opened his own 
public relations office in 
Beverly Hills. Mr. Scott, a 
member of the Catholic Press 
Council, writes a weekly 
column for the Beverly Hills 
Citizen. 



There will be an NSA 
Southern California District 
Assembly at UCLA on Sun- 
day, October 29, from 1 to 
4:30 p.m. The nature of 
NSA, the International stu- 
dent community, campus 
programming, the National 
Student Congress, and Edu- 
cational Inc. will be discuss- 
ed. This will be an excellent 
opportunity for anyone in- 
terested in NSA and what 
H is doing. 



Claude Jones 
Speaks Nov. 8 

Claude E. Jones will speak 
on Hogarth and the social 
history and relational litera- 
ture in the 17th century at 
8:00 p.m. on November 8 in 
the Little Theater. The lecture, 
which will include illustra- 
tions, is sponsored by the 
Friends of the Library. 

Mr. Jones is a member of 
the English Department at 
UCLA. 

The Friends of the Library 
is an organization that assists 
in procuring important library 
m it, rials and sponsors lec- 
tures and other events of 
ial interest. One of its 
projects was to acquire books 
and materials about and by 
Cardinal Newman for the li- 
brary. 

All students are invited to 
this 



Prayers 
For Peace 

The traditional Intercolle 
giate Rosary will be held 
Sunday, October 29 at 5:00 
p.m. in the circle at the 
Mount. 

The Sodality is sponsoring 
this event which will include a 
living rosary formed by stu- 
dents from the Mount, Imma- 
culate Heart, Queen of Angels, 
St. Vincent's, Marymount, and 
Loyola. 

Since the Holy Father has 
asked that October be dedi- 
cated to world prayer for 
peace through the rosary, the 
theme will be "Rosary for 
Peace." 

This is the first year that 
the Intercollegiate Rosary will 
be held on one campus. In the 
past students have travelled 
to five churches, saying a de- 
cade at each church. 

All are invited to partici- 
pate in this event. 




Jan Represents 
Student Teachers 

Jan Fox, Mount senior, will 
represent the student teachers 
of California at the California 
Council of CTA in Yosemice. 
The meeting, which will dis- 
■•uss the planned credential re- 
vision, will take place on Oct. 
26, 27 and 28. 

Jan is one of two student 
teachers selected by the state 
S-CTA board of directors to 
speak for the student teachers 
at this conference. The other 
representative is from UCLA. 

Mount faculty members at- 
tending the California Council 
meeting are Sister Rose de 
Lima, Sister Margaret Clare. 
Miss Schiffilea, and Dr. 
Young. 



JACKIE PETRAS 



FROSH 
ELECT 

jack:e 

In last week's freshman 
elections Jackie Petras re- 
ceived the office of freshman 
class president. 

Jackie is a graduate of Pro- 
vidence High School in Bur- 
bank where she was active as 
a leader all four years. In her 
senior year she was student 
body vice-president. She was 
also on the honor roll at Pro- 
vidence for four years. Here 
at the Mount Jackie is major- 
inn; in history. , 

During the year the new 
president intends to carry out 
the slogans of her campaign: 
dignity, respons i b i 1 i t y and 
gusto. 

The election for vice-pres- 
ident was held yesterday. 
Pat Smith from Mater Dei 
High School received the 
freshman class vice-pres- 
: dency. , 

The other frosh officers 
will be elected during the 
week. 



'Cave Dwellers' Come 
For Fall Performance 

The Masquers have chosen "Cave Dwellers" by William 
Saroyan for their fall production. Rehearsals are now in pro- 
gress for the performances on November 16, 17 and 18 at the 
Mount. 

The roles of the girl and the queen are double cast. 
Sheila Sausse and Mary Jo Theis will alternate in per- 
formances as the girl. Maggie Conley and Carmen Tejada 
share the role of the queen. Other cast members are: 
Francis Dionne, kins,: Marc Bradley, duke; Frank Kilman, 
father; Tawney Kobiic, silent boy; Sam Winrch, Foreman; 
Donna Grove, mother; Manuela Cuanjunco, Ballerina; 
Stephanie Simon, sophisticated lady; M. C. Ford, Jamie; 
and Robert Knouck, bear. 

Behind the scenes, Betsy Dickerson will be stage man- 
ager. Margaret Selna will nan lie publicity and Cathy Romano 
will be in charge of lights. The lighting will be of an experi- 
mental nature. Dr. Doran is composing original music for the 
production. 

"Cave Dwellers" is set in an old abandoned theater. 
The characters, which represent humanity, are old actors. 
They were once famous, but now they have banded to- 
gether to isolate themselves from the outside world. 

Maggie Conley, Masquer president, advises everyone to 
read the play before seeing the performance. The English De- 
partment will discuss the play in classes and the library will 
present a display to inform the students about the play. 



FACULTY ATTENDS 
MEETINGS, TOO 



The Freshmen Investi- 
ture is sclie il u I e d for 
November 8 at the I : lit 
period, provided there isn'l 
another heat wave. It will 
take place on the chapel 
steps with each uppercloss- 
men capping a freshman as 
the student l)<><l\ president 
caps the freshman class 
president. 



Library Displays 
UN Information 

To commemorate United 
Nations Day October 24, the 
library is displaying UN in- 
formation this week. 

The display includes dolls 
representing UN nations, a 
map showing member coun- 
tries, and a diagram explain- 
ing the agencies of the UN. 

In the main reading room, 
flags of UN nations are dis- 
i layed. There are also bro- 
chures from the vertical file 
which give ;. variety of infor- 
ion about the UN. One 
book has copies of the UN 
rter in different languages. 

This is c ; of several dis- 
plays planned by the library 
veryone's enjoyment. 



Mount faculty members 
have been busily coming and 
going from conferences and 
meetings recently. 

Sister Eloise Therese at- 
tended a meeting of the Mo- 
dern Language Association of 
Northern and Southern Cali- 
fornia at Fresno State Col- 
lege. During the discussions 
Sister was the presiding of- 
ficer of the French section. 

The general theme of the 
meeting was the impact of 
the National Defense Educa- 
tion Act on the teaching of 
foreign languages in gram- 
mar school, high school, and 
college. The state of Califor- 
nia recently passed a law 
which requires- elementary 
schools to teach a foreign 
language in all grades begin- 
ning in 1965. 

Sister Eloise Therese is 
also president of the Los 
Angeles chapter of the 
American Association of 
Teachers of French. 

Sister Margaret Marie and 
Sister Cecilia Louire traveled 
south to San Diego for a 
ing of the Southern 
California chapter of Sigma 
Delta Epsilon. They met at 
the home of Dr. Meyers, who 
is the lu-nd of the d. 
of microbiology at San Diego 
State College. 

Sigma Delta Epsilon is a 
national fraternity foi 
uate women scientists. Its 
members are in all fields of 



science, from physics to home 
economics. 

This chapter meets four 
times a year for social and 
business purposes. The mem- 
bers are addressed by a pro- 
minent speaker in the scienti- 
fic field. On this occasion the 
topic was hormones and their 
relation to cancer. 

Sister Richard Joseph will 
attend a nursing conference 
in Seattle. 



PILLSBURY 

OFFERS 

AWARDS 

Applications for the Pills- 
bury Awards Program for sen- 
ior home economics majors 
must be submitted by Novem- 
ber 15. 

This program annually 
awards career opportunities, 
scholarships, cash av/ards and 
Honor Citations to outstanding 
home economics gradi 

The top winner in the na- 
v/ide contest will receive 
nost of Associate Dir< . 
of the Pillsbury Junior Home 
Service Center for one year. At 
the end of the year she will 
ceive a $2 500 scholarship for 
graduate study. 

All applicants must be 
om mended by faculty members. 
Betty Jordan received a Pills- 
bury Honor Citation last year. 



Page 2 



MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



Nuclear Testing: Moral or Not? 

Historian Says 'Yes — Immoral' 



October 24, 1961 



Priest-Scientist Says 'Not Immoral' 

In the student-faculty discussion on Oct- 
ober 16, Father O'Reilly opposed Dr. Oard by 
stating that nuclear testing was not morally 
wrong. In order to consider the morality of an 
action, he said, one must consider the effects 
of the action. The principle of double effect is 
operative in the question of nuclear testing. 
We have to consider both the danger involved 
and the good to be accomplished. 
NO DANGER 
Father claimed that there is no im- 
mediate danger in nuclear testing. Test- 
ing weapons does not necessitate their use 
in war. Also the fallout from the tests th;;t 
have been made increased the level of 
radioactivity only 5%, which, if it is dis- 
persed by the winds, does not constitute 
a threat to human life. 

GOOD EFFECTS 
On the other hand, there are definitely 
good effects from nuclear testing, Father said. 
There is a great deal of scientific data that 
can be learned about the atom and radioactiv- 
ity through the explosion of nuclear weapons. 
And the testing at this point is a war pre- 
ventative measure, since it maintains a balance 
of power between the leading nations. 
NEARLY OBMGED TO TEST 
S •>, Father argued, if nuclear testing 
has good effects and no immediate bad ef- 
fects, and if it is not an evil means in 
itself; we are justified, and in a sense 
obliged to continue testing. There might 
be a time when nuclear testing could be 
possibly become morally wrong, if the fall- 
out level became dangerously high or if 
it were done with the express purpose of 
unjust destruction, But that time is not 
now and may never come. 

So for the present, basing our decision on 
the knowledge we have, nuclear testing is 
morally right 

\ w< v WESTBERG 



The recent student-faculty discussion on 
nuclear testing saw Dr. Oard take a stand 
against the continuation of such testing, on 
the basis that such action would be immoral. 

OUGHT TO BE CLOSED 

It is Dr. Oard's contention that, since the 
effects of radio-active fallout are not known, 
nuclear testing should be ceased for military 
purposes due to the possible danger to human 
life. 

Dr. Oard went on to state that continued 
nuclear testing by the nations already in pos- 
session of nuclear weapons and by the nations 
which would soon possess these weapons would 
greatly add to the danger of possible war. 

WAS HIGHLY IMPROBABLE 

Further, contended Dr. Oard, it is, at the 
present time, highly improbable that the Unit- 
ed States is seriously faced with the threat Oi 
war with Russia. 

The funds now used for nuclear testing, 
said Dr. Oard, could better be used in tne 
i'ield of economic aid to less advanced nations, 
thereby building up a strong cordon of United 
States allies among these uncommitted na- 
tions; this also would lessen the threat of war. 

The weapons that the United States now 
possesses are sufficient to destroy the enemy; 
continued nuclear testing would only insure 
that which was already certain, i. e., that the 
enemy was destroyed. 



s - 



;mot£on and Reason 



Sometimes per s o n s who 
have been raised in a tradition 
of narrowness come after 
much confusion and error to 
n awareness of that freedom 
which resides in fullness of 
understanding. This emergence 
into light is apt to dazirie 
their minds with excess of 
brightness and to stir up 
■taring currents of emotion 
which have the effect of rea- 
son." 

A SUBJECTIVE VIEW 
One common manifestation 
of such a condition is the ten- 
dency to make their own ex- 
periences as a key to the 
history of the times. Because 



off the shackles of ignorance 
and think for themselves." 
Personal de\elopment becomes 
world movement, and private 
experience turns into public 
trend. 

LIBERAL EDUCATION 
AIDS OBJECTIVITY 

One of the fruits of a liberal 
education is the readiness to 
control this adolescent eager- 
ness to see all things in the 
light of one's own limited ex- 
perience. The study of history 
especially is able to make om 
ndmit that there is little that 
is new under the sun. There is 
nothing terribly special about 
our own age. The matter of 



they themselves have emer-ed the problems of the times may 
from darkness to light, every- be new but their forms 



one else is iud~ed to have been 
in the dark too and to be 
striving towards the new 
i. hi 

The student who has re- 



re 

pusnic : ous1v familiar. To see 
that this is so, and to main- 
tain nevertheless a dee-i inter- 
est in our age. this is to have 
vision without being stnrry- 



:■'■' el childhood samples with yed. This is what distinguish, 
'ntfelliofenl application of moral ?s modernity from modernism, 
nrmciples to- example; will be This is the light which the 
heard to praise "the tendency Aufklarun« mist 
nowadays for people to throw I — FATHER O'REILLY 



MARY ERSCHOEN 



Mount Prexy Reports . . . 

During this first month, i 9. The Mount has officially 
Student Council has tried to 'disaffiliated, 
put its goals into practii COUNCIL, 

One of the major objectives is ADMINISTRAflBGN MEET 

the discussion of a national or Weekly Student Couneil- 
international issue by the stu-' Administlative meeting in 



Two discussions 



Ad 



leu 



It is often said "the pen is mightier than the sword." In the case of Mrs. 
Helen Pickett, this is undeniably so. A pen has conquered the Southland for the 
Mount; a pen has conquered many other places for the Mount. Both pens are one, 
and that innocent instrument of conquest belongs to Mrs. Pickett. In her work as 
publicist and publicity director for MSMC, she has made it known as an academic 
center and a cultural center. 

Because of her recent resignation, Mrs. Pickett has ceased publicizing the 
Mount officially. But as an alumna and a Catholic woman, she will continue to 
make her alma mater known. 

For her work under either guise, she deserves a humble "thank-you" and a 
prayer for her continued success. These the VIEW extends on behalf of Mount 
students. 



Keep Up the Good Work 



Doring the semester now in 

ion the Mount has under- 

• a great deal of < h 

The most obvious changes, in 

tin beginning, were in the 

d< nee halls wh< re I 
food and adapted rules eased 
Mi f..t i ne gut i ring reaiil 

It h;k Mum :■ ipinnl that 

mor< th.n the residence hails 
bad been affected, howc er; ■> 
new spirit Seemed to pen 
(he campus, ;> ^..ini demon- 
strated bj the studi nl i ultj 
<iiv, v dons and the re uliuess 
el the administration to hold 

•"Us w illt mm mbcrs of 

Student Council in order tn 

: Hi \ i.iie .ui\ problems h hit h 

• liiuhl :iri-r on the pari o( 

i ii iii r viiii, hi , ,, r ndmin - 
lion, n seemed thai i i on 

i'iI ti>r| h:k |,. 

Unit the ili- . | nds "I 

us liti into .i unified 

Wholl \>ilh .1 'ii. mi 

us in 

■ 
i - . 



to the issue of student-planned 

activities vs. administration- 

and faculty-planned actfc-X'es. 

Due to a lack of coordinatin. 

conflicting activiti.'j have been 

these groups at 

the same times. In this case, 

wc . ally to the 

n nominal 

hi though previ o u 

. heduled f..r ., specil 

:nd. wer. ipted 

by a concert sponsored b\ 
' 

W ' ii i not iii in the \;>i i 

the concert; we do, however, 
question the practice ol nol 
infoi ii ii- the st n ,| c n I s 
■ I this concert in I 

n the nomi- 
nations |iio. i ilon . It would 

appear, i r..m the waj in which 
the situation wns bandit i. 
lit to in shmen « i re, lor 
.11 practical puq ses, foi 

into :it en |hlf> II. I I in 

order to hear the nomin 

is (..r their 



■ 






imarily for student activities, 
almost all of the periods have 
been filled, Ini- roxi- 

matelv 2 Mondays out of 5 
for the previously mentioned 
student a l- 

-h the Lecture Hall was 
•miscd to Sti 
Com noon 

meetings, it now appears I 

Ity meet 

nar have pnority over 
this group. 

Judging from the improve- 
ments whieh liuvc been made 
- ", ■■ He beginning ol the 
we suspect thai this 

•ituation i- ,i res:l!l ol 10 v- 

under i tndingSi Dhi \ 

lull it is the 
whieh eat :iv\.n 

H id i 1. 1 Ii ,.i gn ii ii,, 
II is for this re isoii. lliore- 

ih;it we aal for :i remedj 

to this Situation — that the 

a i . twe n students 
■ ii adminisl i ation be n 
I — that our goals: ol 
• oi .nut raopoiuHbilitj be 
•II. 

m \i.\ i rsi m 



Sister Rebecca's office have 
proved to be very effective for 
airing stiident-administi.it ion 
problems. Any student or fa- 
culty membfrr who wishes may 
come to these meetings. 

OFFICE HOURS 

Student Council members 
may be contacted at student 
council meetings on Mondays 
at 4:00, or during patio of- 
fice hours (whieh ire posted 
on the patio bulletin board). 
Any suggestions yon might 
have concerning student gov- 

discussion on campus for the f"?' <*? te f r0p , ped 'V 

suggestion box placed on the 

student council library table. 

NANCY WESTBERG 



dent body 
have been held, one with a 
group of 75 students and fa- 
culty members, and one at 
each of the class meetings. 
Student response has been ex- 
cellent, so discussion by the 
entire student body will begin 
at the meeting, on October 30. 

NFCGS MOTION PASSED 

A motion to disassociate 
with NFCCS, a topic of major 



past 3 years, was passed by a 
student body vote on October 



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CARDS 

WRAPPING PAPER 
RIBBONS 

PRICES REDUCED. 

WATCH FOR RED TAG ITEMS. 

NOW AT 

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October 24, 1961 




MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



Page 3 




GETTING THE FACTS. Mr. James O'Connor, new hisiory teacher, 
recalls past for interviewer, Virginia Spelrz. 

Mr. O'Connor Recalls Past 
Traveller, Athlete, Ranger 



Western Civilization's new 
promoter on campus is Mr. 
James O'Connor, instructor 
of histoi y. Educated at Loras 
College, Dubuque. Iowa, and 



Mount as a missile site. 

For pure pleasure, Mr. 
O'Connor enjoys evening 
walks, historical works, touch 
football, swimming and surf- 



VIEW Presents Results 
Of Junior-Senior Assembly 

Faculty members, seniors and juniors openly voiced their opinions concerning current 
campus problems dui : ng the Junior-Senior Assembly, October 4. In several discussions groups 
sach including two or more faculty members and up to 15 students, the' Honor System, closer 
student - faculty relations, problems pertineit to the student and the faculty, and departmental 
clubs, were the predominate issues. 

The VIEW brings to light the results and conclusions determined in these discussions. 
I. Honor System 



UCLA, Mr. O'Connor joins ' ing. Varsity track~hcld his 
the Mount faculty after posi- j lerest during both high school 

ard college. The wilderness 



1) Faculty should be more informed 
about the working of the Honor System 

2) More person to person contact on the 
part of those students who understand it as a 
way of life 

3) Should not be called a "system" 
H. Closer student-faculty relations 

1) Faculty should try to have lunch 
with students, occasionally 

2) Informal Coffee - Conversation groups 
every other Wednesday at 3:10 

3) A formal Student-Faculty Tea once a 
quarter or semester with hostesses 

4) More Junior-Senior, Freshmen-Sopho- 
more Assemblies 

III. Problems of students and faculty 

1) Lack of aggressiveness in going to 



faculty on part of students 

2) Over assigning by some faculty mem- 
bers 

3) Grade consciousness due to superficial 
treatment of courses with emphasis on roll 

all; homework collection, number of times of 
ecitation, etc. 

4 1 Lack of motivation on part of stu- 
dents 

5) Failure of upperclassmen to commun- 
icate information an 1 help to underclassmen 
IV. Departmental Clubs 

1) Have clubs evaluate themselves as to 
their necessity 

2) Departmental orientation to profes- 
sional opportunities during frosh and soph 
years 



and 



i:n- 



tiens in both junior 
ior high schools. 

Experienced Traveler 
His inteiest in history is 
well fortified by past experi- 
ences. These include a 3000 
mile trip via Italian scooter to 
pertinent historical points on 
the west coast. He visited the 
wine country of California 
and followed the mission 
lou'e. For the past 15 years, 
Mr. O'Connor has spent any- 
spare moments in building 
models, one an elaborate 
guided missile intended as a 
modern history display. He 
hopes someday to use the 



way prompted him to join the 
National Park Service as a 
ranger. 

Candid Impressions 

When asked for his impres- 
sions of the college Mr. 
O'Connor noted a considerable 
difference between the intel- 
lectual capabilities of the col- 
lege and high school student. 
He finds the whole academic 
atmosphere "agreeable and 
not factory-like." 

When friends ask him what 
it's like being a male teacher 
among women he admits that 
"there's safety in numbers." 



Grrolyn Dennis 
Hails Mounties 
From Quebec 



T)u> to Mil v\ iflg i 

:i letter hi Sister 
Carolyn I): nnis, a 
> ear. Carol) n is ;i 



:i ti exeerpf from 
rcioiuc TtyercBe by 
Ultfu ntie here last 
French major nud 



50-50 



Five Seniors, Homemakers 
During Seven Week Lab 

By ISA ASIIDOWN 

Chatting with five girls can be fun, but when it's in and 
about Casa Margarita, it's an experience. 

Seven Week Lab 

The Home Management Lab, named in memory of Sister 
Marguerite, founder of the Home- Economic Department on 
this campus, each year helps- Home Ec. majors turn three 
years of study and theory into seven weeks of practice. For 
the first 7 week period, this year, Linda Bockhold, Roberta 
Hagerty, Liz McCready, Lorraine Morales and Jean Moynier 
take over the householJ, supervised by Sister Cecile Therese. 

With three years of background in home economics, each 
gjrl pays $130.00 "rent" for the seven week period. Each one 
is given back $75.00 to use for her share of the food, phone 
bill, gasoline needed for shopping trips, and any other house- 
hold expenses. 

Fulltime Homemakers 

While they live in, the girls assume the same responsi- 
bilities of a homemaker who also carries a full class schedule. 

Their duties are divided into five classes, cook, assistant 
cook, hostess, housekeeper and laundress. Each girl accepts 
these duties for two 5% day periods. 

Group living 

During the relatively short period that they live in Casa 
Margarita, the girls experience group living with its spontan- 
eity, the sharing of one another's backgrounds, enjoying their 
activities together, and all the friendliness and consideration 
thbl go along with this type of living. 

They learn that flexibility is important to a good home- 
maker as well as the "art" of making their own decisions. 

Anyone who has not yet seen Casa Margarita, feel free to 
in al any time and see the home management lab in 

at I i"n. 



is spending her junior ><-itr nl l.a- 

v:il University, Quebec, Canada. Site 

li\rs :ii tin- Foyer St.- Genevieve in 
Quebec. 

Dear Mounties : 

When I arrived in Quebec, 
I took the limousine which 
takes passengers to the Cha- 
teau Fronten&c. The driver 
slopped at Betholet and the 
Grand A Use (Main St.) and 
let me off in a residential 
section. I "was hot, tired, messy, 
and very confused-. I didn't 
know what else to do. so I 
asked the first person I saw 
if he knew the Foyer's ad- 
dress. He did. 

It (the Foyer) is a very 
grey, somber looking building 
from the outside, but at this 
moment it was home, para- 
dise. 

The first day I was so lone- 
i-oms and lost. If it wasn't for 
the fact that the Irish are oc- 
casionally stubborn. I think I 
would have gone home then. 
What bothered me most was 
the feeling of being an alien, 
a foreigner. 

Quebec is built on a hill. 
The Government buildings are 
at the top of the hill and 
Laval University is at the foot 
of the hill. We live at the top 
of the hill, beyond the gov't 
buildings. We wa! . under the 
Parliament building un our 
way to tiie University. 

The streets in Quebec are 
very narrow. There are very 
few stoplishts and the drivers 
honk their horns when they 
approach intersections. I've 
never heard so much honking! 
The streets are almost per- 
pendicular. Some of the build- 
ings have railings along the 
alls. I imagine we need them 
to keep from sliding when ii 
snows. 

There are so many things to 
write, but I'm getting sleepy. 
A plus tard. 

Carolyn Dennis 
Sincerely, 



By P. M«G & I. G. 

This article will concern it- 
elf with one fell swoop. We 
■.■hall take care of all those 
illustrious persons and de- 
serving organizations on cam- 
1 us who deem -themselves 
worthy of mention. 

Jonnie Mobley would lii:e 
Westwords mentioned in every 
issue of the View. Westwords. 
Speaking of newspapers, etc., 
the Boarders, under the some- 
times sane direction, of Helen 
Jaskoski, announce the birth 
of a rival rag. This venture, 
as yet unnamed, is to be pub- 
lished quarterly. 

Mollie l,e;>,-iu>ii requ psl> 
mention. Mollie Leamni. \\ , 
would like to inalude Ju<i.\ 
Kromnier, although she did 
no! mike a verbal ple:>, being 
a very oiiiet and unprepossess* 
ing child. 

Our- beloved vice-president 
has been raving around the 



WE GOOFED 
The last issue of the 
VIEW. failed to include Ro- 
berta Diillicld and Maggie 
Murphy in the Iis1 of -iris 
meriting Honors at Kn- 
trance. So — Honors al En- 
Ira nee. . . Roberta DuT- 
fifld, Maggie Murphy. . . 



campus. When approached as 
to the reason, she muttered 
"Coordinating Council" and 
dissolved into a frothing rage. 
It seems that the Council is 
the last to know the tim 
pnd places of the various 
meetings, the well-informed 
being those who read bulletin 
Is, poster boards, or hap- 
I en to amble through 
Leeture Hall at the right time. 
Attendance at Council i. 
ings has declined sharply from 
I I (out of 15) to 7. T 
we would like to announce that 
the next meeting will i 
1'i.iif Novemb 
dent Council offict (This is 



m the second floor Brady for 
'.hose who have not yet been 
p.ble to find the meeting. 
Clubs having get-togethers at 
this time should send reps). 

Notice something missing 
mo the library? A fan iliar 
visage Ion- wont to gaze gaily. 
it the door of 1 lie Browsing 
Room? 'IT- unnamed lady — 
ill 10 feet, or so, of her — has 
vanished mysteriously. Whilh- 
ri she lias <;one, (or who she 
was), no one knows — or at 
If. ist no one is willing to say. 

For the Education Depart- 
ment, the following is offered . 
as an example of a new 
trend in teaching — enuncia- 
tional spelling. This conver- 
sation was overheard on Mon- 
day morning between classes 
on the patio. (Enter day-hop. 
Spies boarder friend) 

"Hi! IIja\a K ood weekend?" 
"Yeah. Djew?" 
"Mmmmmmiiun. y no ." 
"Yeah. Wnt/is name call?" 
"No. Wudjano up here?" 
"Norhhi. Wudftya think I 
rvn — sun kinda soshulitc?" 

For those on campus who 
are "soshulites": on October 
27 the Greeks En I their 
"Week" with a ball. . . TAZ 
Roaring 20's Party Charlestons 
onto the scene the 28th. The 
Inter-collegiate Rosary Pil- 
grimage is scheduled October 
29: All are invited to attend 
this; it is not just a Sodality 
affair. Midterms begin the 
30th of this month .... th. 
'" d Monday, group. And with 
'heir usual masterful planning, 
Loyolans announce their Hal- 
loween dance on the 31st, Talk 
about coincidence! Loyol 
without ears are willing to 
'ii.t broomsticks, we hear. 



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MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



October 24, 1961 




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DR. SCHWEITZER 



Speaker Affirms 
German Reliability 



On Wednesday, October 18, 
the Eusebians-IRC presented 
Dr. Carl Cristophe Schweitzer 
from West Germany who 
spoke on "Is the West Ger- 
man Federal Republic a 
trustworth democracy?" Hav- 
ing worked for several years 
in the West German equiva- 
lent of the United States In- 
formation Service, Dr. 
Schweitzer was well qualified 
to speak on his subject. 

Dr. Schweitzer contended 
ih;it Germany is on the way 
to democracy. He substantiat- 
ed this statement by the last 
general elections in West 
Germany, pointing out that 
the voting was seriously 
taken by large numbers of 
voters. In addition, he slated, 
al parties arc of no con- 
■ since there is no of- 
l Communist party nor a 
neo-Nazi party. Likewise, no 
important government posi- 



tions are held by persons 
with Nazi beliefs. 

Summarizing the aims and 
beliefs of the active West 
German political parties, he 
stated "the • days of extreme 
nationalism in Germany are 
over." He continued that the 
West should not be misled by 
the German economic revo- 
lution — Germany has, at the 
present time, no real hope of 
becoming a great power. 

In regard to the recent 
election, Dr. Schweitzer ex- 
pects no substantial change 
in policies. The current Ger- 
man attitude on the West 
Berlin situation is to wait and 
see and have confidence in 
the West. It is unnatural, said 
Dr. Schweitzer, for Germans 
to reject the idea of unity, 
yet all are agreed it must be 
wrought by peaceful means. 
Remarked Dr. Schweitzer, the 
German people "never speak 
about it, but always think 
about it." 



Sororities Schedule 
Social Activities 



Sorority activities started 
with ;i bang this year with 
the i Polka Party. To 

keep the fun going, •• 
things have been planned to 
I for the 
next threi weeks. 

i i r - 1 .,n the agenda Is 
c.r. 1 1, \\ eeb " hich i >an j •■>- 
i> rdaj » ith :i beach part] at 
Playa Del Rej and «ill con- 
clude with Greek Week Kail 
October '.'7. when the god and 
goddess will t>< < Tun m ,i 

To fill out k, there 

is a lecture and dance tonight 
•■•morrow th • 
lin be host< •■; 
I luncheon on 
us. 

■ ■. Hats 

n the boi la is 

h will be held Satui 



I at the American Legion Hall 
I in Culver City. 

The band, the (Vfoonglows, 
will wear re I bla -its and 
•■•r:iu i). ,is i,, i omj lenient the 
sts' costumes, and a ( har- 
leston con res! and communitj 
have been planned to 
carrj out the theme. 

Bids for I ! are on 

now in the patio 
will also be sold at the door. 

Hard T' 

Th he social ag< 

is the Gammas" Hard Times 
to be held November 11. 
will also be a costum. 

the most 

original costume. Bids will go 

on r: io Oclotx ■- 

The : more or 

i 

Polk. > up 

public 




CLUB VIEW 



Marian Art Club 

The Art Department of t he- 
Mount is hostessing the annual 
V.'estwood Art Association 
showing. The exhibit will be 
in Marian Hull from October 
15 through November 5 and 
may be seen from 2 to 5 
o'clock. The department urges 
everyone to attend this show- 
tile cultural opportunities it 
offers. 

The members of the Marian 
Art Club will attend a creative 
masquerade party on October 
24 to celebrate the Halloween 
season. They also plan a din- 
ner, to be held during the 
week of October 30. 

The art classes plan to tour 
the local art galleries during 
the next week. 



SWES 

SWES joined in a Red Cross 
activity, October 13, sponsor- 
ing a parly at the Veteran's 
Hospital. 

The group will present Fr. 
Barry, Director of Catholic 
Charities at the next mestin". 
He will talk on "Careers and 
Social Welfare". 



SAI 



The music students of the 
Mount will give a concert on 
the second Wednesday of each 
month. These concerts will be 
held in the Little Theater for 
the student body. 



Journalism Class 
Edits Fourth Page 

If you noticed agitated girls 
with pencils scurrying around 
the campus last week, you 
were seeing Journalism in Ac- 
lion. Starting with this issue, 
the journalism class and 
workshop will put out page 
four. This week Mikie Simon 
filled the rotating iob of 
editor of page four. The fru- 
strated reporting news-hounds 
Isa Ashdown, Michel? 
"tte, and Marilyn Wil 

For two weeks these per- 
severing girls scrounged club 
and organization news to fill 
this page. Chewing pencils, 
they talked to publicity chair- 
men and members of the 
groups. 

With the price of living go- 
ing up, chewing pencils is a 
luxury nol often indulged in. 
The journalism class will 
notices concerning public i' 
nil clubs and organizatii 
living the deadline date for 
all information and news. 

Send your information 
the Publ Room 

100 Brady Hall Publ 

•is are welcome, for those 
who can't read 



The International I 

I Inb is presenting a 

Spanish m<>\ i,-, "I I derc< ho 

on November I I 

•it "7 :00 p.m. in the I , I ii r.- 

1 la II. \ii students, Spanish- 

nt <>r not, are invited. 
rhe admission is • 



Art Club Halloween 

Party Oct. 24 

L.I.T. Initiation Oct. 25 

leridents' Halloween 

Party Oct. 25 

TAZ Roaring 20's Party Oct. 28 
Intercollegiate Rosary Oct. 29 
Sophomore Stag Nov. 4 

Faiher-Daughter 

Communion-B-eakfast Nov. 5 
Mount Singers and 

Choral Group Nov. 5 

Masquers Night 

Meeting Nov. 7 

I.L.C. Movie Nov. 7 

Gamma Hard Times 

Party Nov. I I 

TAZ Mother-Daughter 

Brunch Nov. 12 

SAI Rush Tea Nov. 12 

Sports Week 
Scheduled 

So you only see your Eng- 
lish teacher in the classroom? 
Well, things have changed. 

Sometime in the next few 
weeks, you may be facing her 
on the tennis courts. Or per- 
haps you'll be engaged in an 
intense chess game with that 
one teacher you just can't get 
to know. 

Never, you say? Well, put 
aside your chem notes for a 
minute, and lend an ear to 
this. . . . 

Let's Get Together 
In an all-out effort, to pro- 
mote more interest in physical 
activity, the Sports Depart- 
ment is sponsoring a week of 
competitive sports for faculty 
and students. 

A great way to become bet- 
ter acquainted with your 
teachers, this week is an in- 
novation at the Mount. 

Tennis, Swimming and vol- 
leyball are a few of the more 
active Sports offered. However, 
if you don't feel like jumping 
over the nel after a fast ten- 
nis set, you can always chal- 
lenge your theology teacher to 
a game of checkers. 

Tennis. Vnyone? 
The sports week is tenta- 
lively scheduled for early 
November. There will be a de- 
finite day for each sport, and 



Homemaking 

Lambda Omicron Chi will 
participate in the Home Eco- 
nomic College Club Workshop 
October 28. 

The Mount's club is in 
charge of evaluation. The 
theme will be "Art in Family 
Living." 

The club's next meeting will 
feature flower arranging. All 
are invited. 



SCTA 

SCTA members will attend a 
Professional Problems Confer- 
ence at Pasadena City College, 
November 4. 

The main topic will be the 
new law that teachers must 
have five years of academic 
credit to receive their creden- 
tials. 

The club board is also set- 
ting up study groups for 
teachers. 



White Caps 

White Caps enjoyed Mass 
and breakfast with their fami- 
lies Sunday, Oct. 22. 

For the Nov. 13 meeting. 
White Caps plan to have rep- 
resentatives of the Navy, Air 
Force, and Army speak on 
nursing in these fields. All 
nursing students are urged to 
come. 



Parnassians 

Starting with their meeting 
November 14, the Parnassians 
will plan this year's schedule. 

The plans will include the 
annual book sale in the li- 
brary, which will be held the 
last week in November. 



the tournaments will be play- 
ed during the competitors 
free periods. 

To register for a sport thai 
appeals to you, contact Nancy 
Federico. chairman of the 
Recreational Committee. And 
don't be surprised if your 
English teacher comes into 
class next week with the invi- 
tation, "Tennis, anyone?" 



MARY HALL 



Religious Goods 



For 



Home and School 



10906 Le Conte Avenue 



GR. 3-4287 





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Volume XVIII, No. 4 



November 21, 1961 




41 



Fege 



MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



November 21, 1961 




v^iean-jp begins 



ihe circ.e as tho cnorred convent walls 
fire's devastation. 



remind workers of the 



ComarasCommeni 
On Art Damage 



( The following article 
the Comaras appeared in 
Nov. 9, 1961 edition 
CANYON CRIER.) 

We had been invited to ar- 1 



by on the campus, with all the 
the students and sisters walking 

IE to their classes. I remember j Mary's College was ihe bur 
joking with Sister Ignatia ing of the beautiful building, 
about the possibility of the ; the lovely grounds with their 
range an exhibition for the art"" reachi "S ' he building and j false sense of green security 
B f,.,^nt c ,t u„„„ t Cf M . We a S reed tha t a concrete and excellent arts and crafts 
students at Mount St. Mary s bIock building with tj)e roof , equipment that sjster a 

College, the purpose to in- was certainly fairly safe. land Nina Shepherd had as- 

struct and show the new 
<ls in contemporary paint- 
ing. Your columnist, with ;in 

extraordinary spurt of zeal, de- 

i fled 1 i'.nday morning was the 
time to deliver a dozen 

paintings; this with the un- 
able logic that if the old 

station wagon was runnii 



Mr. 
Fire 



FIRE DAMAGES 
MOUNT CAMPUS 

nday November 6 began ?.s just another Monday 
morning, but by 11 o'clock the scene had changed. Then ihe 
seemingly distant fire swept closer to the Mount campus. By 
noon the racing flames had jumped the San Diego Freeway 
and soon they reached Mount St. Mary's College. 

For a time it appeared that the fire would demolish the 
campus, but much of the college \v:is spared. The fire destroy- 
ed the convent and the Marian Hall of Fine Arts as well as 
damaging the Administration Building and the third floor of 
(he House of Studies. 

Besides the total ruin of the Marian Hall of Fine Arts, 
the files and the records of the music and the art departments 
were lost in the fire. Twelve paintings from the Comara Gal- 
lery, valued at five thousand dollars, ani thirty paintings 
belonging to the Westwood Art Association, worth four thou- 
sand dollars, went up in the blaze. The fire also took pro- 
jectors, thousands of color slides, paintings and art supplies 
from the art department. 

Damage was also heavy in the music department. .stereo 
record players, a record collection encompassing all periods, 
seventeen pianos (ten grand, one spinet, and six uprights), 
complete choral, chamber and orchestral libraries were demo- 
At 12:00 p.m. the building , | ishcd . Materials for teaching music in both secondary and 
was gone. It was as simple as elementary schools were also lost. 

that The unheard of had ma- w,u »u j * ., 

.... j _ , w «th the destruction of the convent, the religious faculty 

'er.alized and about five thou- : i ost note s, books and personal possessions. Since the office of 
sand dollars worth of paint- the history department was in the convent, history records 
ings by Vic Smith. Freeman and files were also destroyed. An irreplaceable collection of 
faults, Robert .Johnson, Don English and Church History books, which it took twenty-five 
Dudley and Richarc' Campbell ,' y-ars to collect, in the Thomas More Seminar went up in 
were destroyed. . . We feel flames, 
that the real loss at Mount St. 

Although the Administration Building escaped serious 
damage, its windows were broken by the lire and materials in 
the science labs and other rooms on the ground floor were 
ruined. 

There are many other evidences of the fire on the Mount 
campus. Although tiie shrubs next to the chapl were bu 
the chapel wasn't damaged. The flames touched a small conn r 
of the chapel door, but they were prevented from entering by 
the efforts of a fireman, who was burned in the attempt. The 
paint on the doors of North and South Halls was blUtered by 
the heat of the flames. The fire reached the plants near the 
J back door of Brady Hall ind those beiow Carondelet Hall. 
Both residence halls weathered the- fire. The bowl also was 
ruined by the flames .The fence around the swimming pool 
burned as did part of the dress:ng rooms. 



Ward Tells 
Adventures 






Fire and Friendship 



Faculty members and friends meyer was with Mr Ward at 
of the Mount gave their all on ' this time. The two got the car 

rin'rt to the service sta- "? d&y ° f thC fire " A " COuld started and Mr Buckenmeyer 
I stopped noTake ar "^ ^^ GXCiUng a " d lnterJdr °ve the lady to Sunset 
rangements with the mechanic Sr^aTthTr" of . ""^I Siaee the fire had reach,,! 

pointed to the smoke which J£ 12es witne^d h ^^ "* " ,is Umr - Mr ' Ward 

was obviously on the Sherman of the fire >e B " M moved on to Saltan-. There he .Monday morning, November 6, 9 a.m.— Classes ire be- 

h " IS - Th ' S After 'helping the Moon, ^^2^2^ tnZ """^ ',' ^ C " U ' m " " """"" " ""'"" "' ' ,r,,,, • :,S, - 

evacnate, Mr. Ward wenl down could savIfroTonTJo^ was , T > '"° rmn ~ '° :, '"- (l — "•"<»'»": «" , of 

At 9 a,,,., I was delivering on It,,,,,, to aid the people a Persian \„r " •••""" l< - ,H > h '"'"-" »"' •«■" -"" 

th( paintings into the capable there. [ n one house he found These episodes kept Mr 

er Ignatia and :> lady sitting with her canarj Ward busy until 3 o'clock when 

Cressey, guiding powers by the window, she couldn't ne returned to the Mount. On 

art department at M. i "M>*e— and the flames were the opposite hill he saw two 

il I Hall, and I remember that SfMSng closer. Mr. Ward hur- mcn watering each other down 

, . . > . I ■ ... II ,1 1 ■ ■ I > fltfiwf .. rwl »ll 4— . • ... 



Oaks side of the 
a.m. 



we stopped to look at the ri '' (l ,adv ' 
smoke pall that was floating S:,,H \ 



canarj and all to in order to keep the fire away 



Monday morning. 11 :30— Classes dismissed; tire is seen 
less than a mile away. 

Monday noon — College evacuated; fire overruns campus. 

Hondaj evening— Sis sisters feed bongrj firelighters; 

fire past. 

A timetable of events, yes; and much more. Through 



he met a woman with ll™ themselve ^ 1 Wat, ' r «■ th « tff " rts " l ™">' Persons, a college has been saved. Thi 
' l ." e mel a woman WIln the mam problem at the tho ^ff«rta r,f „th^ „io.„„. _„„ i„_ .■_._ ... 



m the distant hill. " KX - 1 ne met a woman WIln the main problem at the 

was no sign of alarm two childr e n . who was trying Mount. The tanker trucks came 

t0 start her car - Mr - Bucken- W ith water, but they still need- 

hk^^ * cd hoses. Once hoses and wa- 




ter £"t together, the fire could 
be fought. 

>lr. Ward walked into room 

16, where he's sure the tem- 

erature reached I 10 degrees, 
heal bad melted the legs 
on a tape recorder. 

That nicht Mr. Ward ate 
the dinner (heed by the nuns 
candlelight. They appro- 
priately named this le.isl 'I lie 

ir men's Ball." 
Mr Ward was ..m..ng those 
jonal possesc 



Looking up from the convent wdli, ihe sky is visible 
• here the roof once stood. 



the efforts of others, classes resume less than two day later. 
While flames seared the hillsides, concerted efforts were 
made to save the campus. A group of valiant firemen, a neigh- 
bor, and a nearby construction crew banded together to re- 
pulse the invading fire. 

When the faculty and students were evacuated, they 
were given refuge at Loyola University, as well as ii 
homes of friends of the Mount. 

As Tuesday came, i dumnae, students and friends 

banded together to attack the overwhelming tasl 
up. Manning mops, Seabees f> 

mand " f alumnae 

ampus in eight Bhorl 

Th ' mint,' operations were Suppli mented 

by the acts of esses. The M 

•led imm 
Besides the • mbers. , 

.; one r. The L' 

Alaska. nance 

i ooking back on the fire Mr. Thi riding u] 

■ i has this comment : thi road, watching foi both spa mi lootei 

Hircmhima h;.s its citj ball, MSMC 

- its clock upon m direction ol ellinger 

he wall." I or t bo ne who 

I acquainted with the bis- A college is con tudents and 

"' -'" h things, onlj thi I culty in Because fi la, students 

ha " v| ' •'""■ ""' bomb- fai ultj banded 

Hiroshima and tl t- ol thi gencn ..II. a final entry in thi Ii 

eii i lock in room iii stin stand* 

•' '' r "" ,,r '' U Mlaj morning, November 8, 8 a.m.— ( bwsei resume. 



November 21, 1961 



MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



Page 




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Page 4 



MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



November 21, 1961 



OrdeaS By Fire 



Mount St. Mary's College 
suffered its ordeal by fire 
this wee!;. In a more barbaric 
age such a test was consider- 
ed a valid instrument of jus- 
lice, used to determine legal 
gu'ut or innocence. This device, 
happily, is outmoded but fire 
still does lest the quality of 
human souls. 

We know, of course, that 
fire has no respect for persons 
or institutions. Harnessed to 
human service, it can be our 
faithful and useful ally; un- 
controlled, it consitutes a ter- 
ror-ridden threat. It is a mon- 
ster of wanton destructive- 
ness, irrational, capricious, un- 
predictable. 

Yet perversely, it may pro- 
vide the occasion for the birth 
or the illiMn'nation of great 
qualities of heart and char- 
acter. In the present instance, 
this proved to be the case. 
The greater part of the col- 
lege was saved through the 
heroic efforts of those who 
rose to heights of unselfish 
de\otion. 

In the critical hour when 
water supplies were exhausted 
and all seemed lost, new re- 
sources rallied to the defense 
of the college. A generous 
neighbor rushed his own water 
supply to the scene, an entire 
freeway crew hurtled their 
tank trucks up the mountain 
road, and volunteers joined 
the firemen in their desperate 
fight against the holocaust. 

There are debts of gratitude 
which beggar the power of 
words to pay. Yet we venture 
here to voice the thanks of 
the Sisters at Mount St. Mary's 
to all who shared in this high 
hour of heroism for them. No 
thanks were asked, it is true, 
but the college and novitiate 
chapels are still standing as 
a monument to these men, 
and there the Sisters will re- 
member them through the 
months and years which lie 
ahead. 

This was an ordeal by fire, 
and out of it emerged also a 
lesson of complete dedication 
on the part of the college it- 
self. On Monday two buildings 



I were totally destroyed, a 
third serverly damaged. On 
Wednesday, classes resumed. 
In improvised facilities amid 

| the char and dust of a barren 
campus, with smoke still 

! curling over the distant hori- 
zon, the Sisters went back to 
their work. , 

It is the work to which they 
have given their lives, so im- 
portant and needful that it 
brooks no delay. It is the wrok 
which brought so many reli- 
gious communities, in pioneer 
days of toil and hardship, 
here to the rim of the West- 
ern sea. It is the work which 
has survived many previous 
trials, surmounted many pre- 
vtous obstacles, endured heart- 
■(hes and loneliness, poverty 
and pain. Fire or flood shall 
not impede it nor the hand of 
"ircumstancc or time. 

In their task of forming the 
character of young women in 
the pattern of the great wom- 
en of our race and in the image 
of her who was the most va- 
liant woman of them all, our 
teaching S'Sters employ the 
arts and skills of their profes- 
sion. But beyond all that, they 
nrovide the essential element 
of the example of their own 
lives. 

And that is why, in their 
future lives, the students of 
Mount St. Mary's College must 
be distinguished for their for- 
titude, their sense of respon- 
sibility, and their devotion to 
duty. The remembrance of a 
calm and cheerful Sister among 
the dark ruins of a fire-swept 
hill will endure when other 
lessons fade. 

The heartfelt condolence-. 
| of our people are extended to 
the Sis(ers of St. Joseph as 
they take up the slow and 
painful (ask of rebuilding. 
Their loss has been a great 
one. I5ut their steady purpose 
Ikis not diminished, their 
courage has not failed, their 
catastrophe has not been 
empty. The work will go on, 
■lid we all have gained some- 
thing from it, e\en in this 
'■le-.iU hour. 

THE TIDINGS 



Eleven Elected To 'Who's Who' 



Eleven members of the Sen- 
ior class have been given re- 
cognition by "Who's Who 
Among Students in American 
Universities and Colleges." The 
group includes Julia Cota, 
Peggy Cleary, Susan Donovan, 
Mary Erschoen, Dawn Ferry, 
Judy Foster Helen Kirk, 
Dorothy McGowan, Pat Wede- 
meyer, Nancy Westberg, and 
Toni Yednakovich. 

JULIA COTA is a nursing 
major, who has held offices in 
SNAC and USSNA. She re- 
presented the latter organiza- 
tion at a convention held last 
year in Australia. Likewise, 
Julia was a charter member 
of Pi Theta Mu. 

PEGGY CLEARY, an Eng 
iish major and elementary 
education minor, is Gamma 
Sigma Phi president. She has 
served as Tri-sorority rep and 
treasurer for the Gammas in 
the past. Peggy is a charter 
member of the Mount chapter 
of Lambda Theta Pi, Mount 
education sorority; a member 
of Lambda Iota Tau, national 
literature honor society; and 
Parnassians. She has partici- 
pated in the General Honors 
Seminar and the Freshman 
English Seminar. 

SUSAN DONOVAN, also an 



English major, is a past editor 
of the VIEW, a member of 
LIT, and the Parnassians. She 
is presently serving as Stu- 
dent Body publicity chair- 
man. Sue served as secretary 
of Pi Theta Mu in its charter 
year. Among the offices she 
has held at the Mount are 
class treasurer as a sopho- 
more, class vice-president as 
a junior, and Gamma Sigma 
tri-sorority rep. She is also a 
member of the General Hon- 
ors Seminar, and was a mem 
ber of the Freshman English 
Seminar. 

MARY ERSCHOEN, VIEW 
editor, is a History major and 
an English minor, Active in 
the Eusebians-IRC, Mary has 
served as its vice-president, 
secretary and treasurer. She 
is a charter member of Pi 
Theta Mu, a past Honor Com- 
mittee chairman, NF junior de 
legate, NSA sub-coordinator, 
1962 Model UN chairman. 

JUDY FOSTER is a nursing 
major, a member of the White 
Caps, and SNAC. Judy re- 
presented her class as Sopho- 
more Boarder Representative 
and served as Boarder Vice- 
President in her junior year. 
She is presently the parlia- 
mentarian of the Student 



Body and Gamma Rush Chair- 
man. 

DAWN FERRY, a history 
major and elementary educa- 
tion minor, is a member of 
the General Honors Seminar, 
and active in student affairs. 
She as served as NFCCS and 
NSA officer both at a campus 
and regional level, and was 
charter member of Lambda 
Theta Pi as well as a charter 
member of Pi Theta Mu. As a 
Eusebian.she has represented 
the Mount at two Model UN 
meetings. Dawn is also a mem- 
ber of Gamma Sigma Phi 
sorority. 

HELEN KIRK, a math ma- 
jor, has represented the 
Mount in various capacities. 
She served as Student Body 
Vice-President in her junior 
year, SB treasurer in her 
soph year, and is presently 
NSA coordinator. This active 
TAZ member has attended 
NSA national conventions as 
a representative of the Asso- 
ciated Student Body the past 
two years. 

DOROTHY McGOWAN. a 
math major, is serving her 
third consecutive year as 
class president. She is a mem- 
ber of the General Honors Se- 
( Continued on Page 7) 



Loyola Plans Homecoming 
In Roaring Twenties Theme 



As Gold and Silver Are Tried 



Isa Ashdown and Pat Mad- 
dock will represent Mt. St. 
Mary's in the contest for queen 
of Loyola University's 35th 
Annual Homecoming, Nov 27 
Dec. 1. Further Homecoming 
Week plans for rallies, mixers 
and the parade are under way, 
according to chairman John 
Kelly. 

Isa and Pat were chosen 
from among 30 semi-finalists, 
six from each college, by a 
panel of judges last Saturday 
at Loyola. Campaigning has 
begun under the direction of 
their sponsoring organizations, 
and Loyolans will name one 
of them Miss Mount Saint 
Mary's at the princess voting 
Nov. 28 The five princesses, 
one from each college, will be 
honored in the Homecoming 
Parade. Friday, Dec. 1, Loyo- 
lans will again go to the polls 
to select a queen. She and her 
princesses will be present- 



ed at the Coronation Ball, cli- 
maxing Homecoming Week 
after the Occidental basket- 
ball game December 1st. 

The Mount will also com- 
pete in the parade entries, with 
the student body joining Delta 
Sig's with their float. Gammas 
and Phi Sigma Kappa are 
building "St. Valentine's Day 
Massacre.'' Kappas are helping 
Phi Kap's with their float, and 
Taus will enter a novelty car. 

Other highlights of Home- 
coming, '61, include the prin- 
cess contest rally on Monday, 
the longest parade in the his- 
tory of the hill on Wednesday, 
and a rally and sock hop com- 
bination in the Memorial Gym 
Thursday. 

The "Roaring Tweties" fes- 
tivities are scheduled to begin 
at 7:00 p.m., Novembei 
when according to John Kelly, 
Homecoming Chairman, the 
longest and most colorful pa- 



rade yet lined up a the Uni- 
versity will proceed down Se- 
pulveda Boulevard in West- 
chester. 

This year the rally has been 
transformed into a major ac- 
tivity with a night of its own, 
Thursday, November 30. Los 
Angeles disc jockey Rodger 
Carroll of KMPC will MC the 
event which will include an- 
nouncement of the winners of 
the parade divisions, the intro- 
duction of King Ugly, several 
skits, and the Loyola Pep 
Band. The climax of the event 
will be a sock hop mixer com- 
plete with Dixieland music. 
Everyone wearing a homecom- 
ing button will be admitted 
free. 

The Homecoming Committee 
is again selling official but- 
tons because of their tremen- 
dous popularity last year. The 
button this year is dominated 
(Continued on Page <i> 



The lire that 
brush ofl the hills has also a 
way of revealing human char- 
r. Those who have to flee 
before advancing flames are 
compelled to make a quick 
selection of belongings. In the 
twinkling .>i an eye they must 
aguish ih.- essentials of 
life from the non-essentials, 
and the decision is reveal n 

Such is ihe chaos of si 
lives thai the choice i 
much i" make. They dash 
from the conflagratiin with an 

ii k in hnnd rir a 
m then 

be that 
■ Ihiir i gone 

up in 

Tie others ulio in 

II. i moment <d crisis 
;m ii i ni for quick and 

raise! «>i values, 

I ii ^t in (heir thoughts is :m 

lished prayer to <■"'! thai 
lies iinir tumbling world 

I bms. I 



earth they come. Modesty im- 
pels Hi. -m to grab a decent 

i garment, A drawer is 
ransacked for re,id\ cash or 

i dot uments - life must 
go on. Vnimals and pets : , r e 

ided up, the parakeet, 
dog, the horse. They maj be 

dumb creatures but th< \ a ' ' 

ii\ in^ v ( the antiques 

ni art I n isnres - the\ ;ire 

filled wilh l>- ,,,i. and the 

l>:isi. The res) maj go. \ 

r ... thai pes. 

All in all, their choice is 
i ing of va- 

God, mnn. ani- 
mals, things. Thus o 

l idly 
ii or pagan i 



Letters 



To the Lay Faculty and Stu- 
of Mount St Mary's Col 
lege 
Dear Friends, 

You must know that I am 
grateful to you, but I think 
that it is right that I put a 
few words on paper to assure 
you of my heartfelt gratitude 
for your "beyond the call of 

helpfulness on 
Mond; 

Your thoughtful ness foi 
and cooperation with the Sis- 
ters at the Mount and 

■ k which you did 
in ■ - nation 

novices, and ] 

the House of 
Studie., will ncv. ■ got- 

The I i "Thank 

ry common and 
but this | 

Ii it 



a great weight of the gi al itude cnt. The physical labors of our 
and the prayers of all the teachers last week clearl 
Sisters. hibited their devotion and con- 

May God bless you always. ' cern for our school 



Sincerely yours, 
Mother Josephine 
Provincial Superior 

Editor, 
There has been universal dis- 
cussion and commend; 
past week an 
cone. 

lay faculty during ai 
the crises of the fir. . \\*. 
would like to express o 

ir quirk thin] 
ii in thi 
of the <• 

ii a elimiatcd mm I 

nor- 
mally would have bei 



We sincerely hope that In 
some way we will be able to 
v them for all I heir ef- 
forts. 

Patricia Brn» n 
Nancy Sullivan 
i W. 

Loi 
As is known, 
hosted the Intercolh 

ry for Peace, October 29. 
I have rcc. my com- 

nts and 
. nity for the coi •> 

i shown between the 
n 
Realizing I ..uld be 

ndi- 

(Continucd on Tagc 7) 



November 21. 1961 



MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



Page 5 




Saroyan Sets Humanity on Stage 
In 'Cave Dwellers', Fall Production 



"AH the world's a stage, 
and all the men and women 
merely players, they have 
their exits and their en- 
trances," exclaimed Shake- 
speare. Ironically, the world 
that William Saroyan creates 
in the "Cave Dwellers" actual- 
ly does take place on a stage 
in an old abandoned theater 
in the East Side of New York. 
This stage serves as a refuge 



Doctor M. Doran 
Composes Music 
For Production 

Doctor Matt Doran, com- 
poser, and conductor, has com- 
posed, arranged, and conducted 
original music for the forth 
coming Mount St. Mary's Col- 
lege production of William Sa- 
royan's "The Cave Dwellers" 
which will be presented in the 
Little Theatre on three eve- 
nings, November 20, 21, andj 
22. 

Doctor Doran, a member of 
the Mount St. Mary's College 
music faculty, has composed 
and conducted background mu- 
sic for the Columbia Workshop 
for three years. At one time 
he was orchestral arranger for 
Walter Schumann of CBS. 

"The Cave Dwellers," origi- 
nally scheduled for the week- 
end of November 16, was post- 
poned due to the major fire 
disaster in the Brentwood 
area. Although the cast «^ 
called to rehearsal after the 
rubble had been cleared from 
the Little Theatre, the music 
for the production had not as 
yet been recorded. The total 
destruction of the music build- 
ing delayed the recording until 
musical instruments could be 
obtained. 

William Saroyan's unique 
drama employs the stage of 
an abandoned theatre on the 
lower East-side of New York 
for its setting. Dream, ballet, 
and tango sequences highlight 
the action, and Dr. Doran s 
music in the modern mode is 
keyed effectively to the time- 
lessness of the play. 

Musicians who «i" perform 
the original and provocative 
musical background are: clari- 
n( . lis t _ John Jones; Irench- 
h„rn— Charles Diamond; Ogoc 
—Gregory Donovetski; cellist 

Celine llurford; percussion 

— Elizabeth Fleming, 



to four homeless outcasts 
from an indifferent world. 

The King, an ex-clown, the 
Duke, an ex-boxer, the Queen, 
an ex-actress and the Shy Girl 
all live together in their own 
world and through each other 
find warmth and a reason for 
living. 

Undeniably the theme of the 
"Cave Dwellers" is love in its 
many facets as the essence of 
life. However there exists con- 
troversial opinions as to whe- 
ther the "Cave Dwellers - ' is a 
whimsical product of Saroyan's 
imagination or whether it is 
intended to convey a deep mes- 
sage to all. The play leaves 
the meaning to the audience's 
own individual interpretation. 

Major Roles 

Major female roles are 
double cast. Mary Jo Theis 
and Sheila Sausse (both jun- 
iors) characterize the Shy 
Girl, while Margaret Conley 
(junior) and Carmen Tejada 
(senior) portray the Queen. 
Joining the cast with their 
roles as Duke, King, and 
Father, are Marc Bradley, 
Francis Dionne and Frank 
Killmond, respectively. 

Minor Characters 

Donna Grove (frosh) takes 
up her role as the Mother, 
while M a n u e 1 1 a Cuajunco 
(frosh) plays the young 
Queen, and Stephanie Simon 
(frosh' portrays a woman with 
a dog. 

Other male roles in the 
"Cave Dwellers" include Tane 
Koblick playing three parts, 
the silent boy, a young man 
and a young opponent, Ronald 



Benefit Concert 
To Raise Funds 

The Mount Saint Mary's 
College Symphony Orchestra 
has planned a benefit concert 
to raise funds for the College. 

The concert will feature a 
guest soloist and will be held 
in either the Santa Monica 
Civic Auditorium or the Shrine 
Auditoricm some time in 
December or January. 

The orchestra has been fea- 
tured as the Columbia Sym- 
phony with soloists Bruno 
Walter and Stravinsky on 
Columbia Records. 

The members of the orche- 
stra include some of the 
Mount music faculty, students 
from th2 Gifted Students Pro- 
gram and other members of 
the community. 



Collier as the wrecking crew 
boss, Michael Ford portraying 
Jamie, and Robert Knourek as 
Gorky, the bear. 



Xave Dwellers' Here — Nov. 20, 21, 22 

Six Male Actors Join 
j'all Masquer Production 

A vital part of the "Cave Dwellers" happens to be its male 
characters. Joining the cast in the fall production, we find 
six male actors, Francis Dionne, Marc Bradley, Frank Kill- 
mond Ronald Collier, Tane Koblick, Michael Ford, and Robert 
Knourek. 

FRANCIS DIONNE 

Francis Dionne (King) claims a four year background in 
amateur theater work playing in San Francisco and Los 
Angeles. Mr. Dionne is especially interested in Catholic Theater 
groups and enjoys working in Mount plays, especially. In fact 
he has appeared in "Hotel Universe" and "Second Threshold." 

"Through acting I find a sense of excelling and accom- 
plishment, something I don't find in any other field," Mr. 
Dionne declared, explaining that acting is only a sideline. 

MARC BRADLEY 

Marc Bradley (Duke) pays the Mount a return visit after 
his performance in last year's production "Ask Any Girl." Mr. 
Bradley claims performance in T.V., nightclubs and movie 
work as well as "playing the Palace" in New York. When 
asked the basic theme of the "Cave Dwellers" Mr. Bradley 
returned "Love is it." 

FRANK KILLMOND 

Playing the role of the Father in the production. Frank 
Killmond comes to the Mount with a past in T.V. and motion 
picture work, his most recent a part in "The Honeymoon 
Machine." Mr. Killmond is a graduate of Villanova and is now 
working toward his Masters in acting at LA. State College. 

RONALD COLLIER 

Ronald Collier (working crew boss) depicts "Cave Dwel- 
lers" as a "dramatist's portrait of love." Mr. Collier has done 
theatre work in San Francisco as well as L.A. He is recently 
contracted to write for Jeb Productions and will appear in a 
feature role in their coming production, "The Horn." 

TANE KOBLICK 

Last seen here at the Mount in "Madame Pepita" is Tane 
Koblick (The Silent Boy). His previous background includes 
attendance at Woodbury Business College and work with the 
Agnes Moorehead Theatre Workshop. 

MICHAEL FORD 

Michael C Ford (Jamie), playwright and composer, is cur- 
rently working on his Concerto for Bongos, Flute, and Brass. 
As Mr. Ford himself expresses, his major occupation during 
the past year was "Underground and Studying." 
ROPER T KNOUREK 

Appearing on stage for the first time as our lovable bear 
is Robert Knourek (Gorky) who is a local impresario and 
natural mimic. 

Mount Musician 
Will Perform 
In Moscow 



Music Dept. Plans 
Symphony 

Mount Saint Mary's Col- 
lege Chamber Symphony, con- 
ducted by Dr. Pattee Evenson, 
will present its first concert 
December 11 at 8:15 p.m. in 
the Little Theatre. 

The Chamber Symphony 
was recently inaugurated as 
a part of the Mount's Gifted 
Students Program. Each mem- 
ber has won many prominent 
awards and competitions held 
in Southern California in re- 
cent years. 

The highlight of the concert 
will be the performance of 
Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante 
which was written for oboe, 
clarinet, French horn, bas- 
soon and orchestra. 

The first featured soloist 
will be Gregory Donovetsky, 
oboe, freshman from North 
Hollywood High. He has been 
a member of the Meremblum 
Symphony Orchestra, first 
oboe in Debut Night at the 
Hollywood Bowl, and first 
chair in the All City Orchestra 
from 1959 to 1961. 

The second featured soloist 
is Donald Ransom, Clarinet, 
freshman from Dorsey High. 
He has held the first chair in 
the Meremblum Symphony Or- 
chestra and the All Southern 
California Junior High Or- 
chestra. 

The third featured soloist is 
Charles Dimon, French horn, 
a transfer student from 
L.A.C.C. He won the "Out- 
standing Musician" Award 
from Santa Barbara and is a 
scholarship winner from the 
Music Academy of the West in 
Santa Barbara. 

The fourth featured soloist 
is Jon Sullivan, bassoon, fresh- 
man from Santa Monica High. 
He has been a member of the 
Santa Monica and Beverly 
Hills Symphony Orchestras 
rind has been a winner of the 
Kiwanis Solo Contest. 

Other works to be perform- 
ed on the concert are the 
Brandenburg Concerto Num- 
ber 1 in M Major by J. S. 
Bach, Serenade in E flat Ma- 
jor by Richard Strauss, and 
Symphony Number 104 in D 
Major by Haydn. 

All are invited to attend 
this first concert of the 
Mount's newly formed Cham- 
ber Symphony. 



George S i d e r o f f, Mount 
graduate student in music, re- 
cently was selected to per- 
form in the second Interna- 
tional Tchaikowsky Competi- 
tion. The competition will be 
held in Moscow during all of 
April 1962. 

George received 'a letter 
from Mr. G. Smirnov, secre- 
tary of the organizing com- 
mittee, notifying him of his 
selection, congratulating him 
and wishing him success. Mr. 
Smirnov also sent him a rondo 
by D. Kabalevsky, which is 
part of the repertoire that all 
violin contestants must play, 

George began his graduate 
work under scholarship at the 
Mount this past September. 
He is a member of the "gifted 
music student" program and 
he is studying violin with 
Manuel Compinsky. 

Before attending the Mount, 
George studied at the Los 
Angeles Conservatory of Mu- 
sic. There he won a nation- 
wide scholarship grant. 

While he was in the Air 
Force, George also received 
recognition for his violin per- 
formances. Me was the first 
place winner of the South- 



eastern Conference Variety 
Contest in 1958. He earned 
first place in the 1954 Air 
Force "TOPS IN BLUE" con- 
test which toured the world. 

George attended Newman 
High School in Fontana. Dur- 
ing his high school years he 
was a member of the San 
Bernadmo Symphony, which 
vv a s conducted by James 
Sample and James Guthrie. 
He was soloist with this or- 
chestra when he was 16. He 
began his violin studies when 
he was eight, but he was 
largely self-taught unlil he 
was fourteen. 



A bloodmobile will be in the 
West Area on November 30 at 
1100 Veteran Ave., which is 
just north of Wilshire. Blood 
donors are welcomed between 
2:00 and 6:30 p.m. 

The Mount has a blood bank 
which must be replenished as 
every year it helps Mount stu- 
dents and faculty members. 
For any further information 
please contact Olga Coronado 
in room 1K2 or Marty Mandu- 
jan in room 3Q1. 



Page 



MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



November 21, 1961 



PONCIE ASKS 
IN OR OUT?' 

By POIXCINKLLA BAT FAD test answers, this is easily ex- 
plained by the ingenuous de- 
time every ear. vice of cooperative stlld ying 



College AAen Conceited, Immature 
Is This Your Opinion, Mounties? 



when standards have been set 
and life begins to conform to 
a pattern, each Mountie must 



which is liable to continue un- 
til 3 a.m. 



proi tmdly search her soul Pinnefl is IN 

and determine whether she i- I Flltered cigarettes are IN, 
. or OUT. The following ! especialIv restin 3 on the floor 

of the Mount's well-known im 



guide has been prepared in ot tne Mo,,nt s well-known im- 
order to aid you in self-cvalu- maculate Patio, among such 
ation. It is organized in three other ob fc ts d '&rl as those 
divisions : dress and personal marvelous little S reen glass 
appearance; speech and social , bot ' les - 
interaction; and cultural im- 
lit. 
th rogurd to dress and 



NipIu Bene! The following is 
a reprint of an article in the 
October 21, 1961 issue of the 
CITIZENS-NEWS. This arti- 
cle is submitted for your in- 
terest and consideration. It 
does not necessarily reflect 
the opinion of the VIEW staff: 



Nuclear testing is IN. 
This, however, presupposes 
certain insignificant bui un- 

appearance, o n 1 v °° m f . ortaWe ^advantages. " 

those who wear fraternity '""' ,s '" be "* in *" ^pects 

fins, short skirt* ten- "' S<?c,al " ,t '' ra< - 1i, >". on « m »^ 

nie* or loafers uiih white I'"". 1 have a so,ietv ! " which 

the taps of which ter- ' ' ' , "" r: : ( '. , - 1 
minate at the middle of the The . th "" d cate § or y of IN "! 

lottes, fur hats, and "? SS - 1S cuIUlral improvement.. 

trench coats, all either bright ThlS JS most lm P ortant because 

or Mac* or a combination of ll "^"ipasses perfection of, 

both arc IN. To complement Self throu S h refinement and 

these articles of apparel half- ' 



Jon and Judy exempli "y the 
classic taste of Mounties, who 



un hearing their moving melo- 



bearted diets. Im\i-, in very 
short, ratted hair, and gerier 
oiisly applied makeup are em-i ° n J 

ployed. I dJes ' are prompted to express 

^, , . their INness through the 

There is one exception to twist| the hu]ly . gul , y , thc lim . 
this las statement: on Friday \ bo< and that most fu , of 

and Saturday n.ghts. if you a „ dances the Charleston, 
appear at d.nner with three- Q f course when music to 
rollers under a scarf L^ their esoteric taste isn - t 
i should extend to cov- j immediately avai i abIe> at 8:01 
er the face, since most girls (S :00 -study hour begins), 
go to dinner arrayed in their for example. Mounties rely on, 
own natural beauty', you are KFWB to satisf th£ir ( nn \ 
immediately cons.dered an IN longing for good music. 
Mountie anticipating an IN, In thc realnl of t]lc visua , 
evening-probahly with an IN arts the Uome of mature 

l.nvnln T r.. ... 

adult literature is, of course, 



Loyola U. man 

Sisters a r e I N . . .the 
dorms. 

Even more important than 



Winnic-the-Pooh. This tone 
s;;tislirs same ol the Mounties' 

characteristic hunger tor 



appearance is speech and so- learning. However, we are also 
cial interaction, or the proper interested in science. We owe 



use of IN appearance. Some of 
the more popular IN phrases 
have survived the ravages of 

ar of hard use — "all time," 
"check it out," "fluke off"— 
and others are products of a 
-.nd better method of ex- 
pression— "forget it," "rave 
on . . . ," "back off." All of 

e pearls of wisdom are ex- 
ercised and conditioned 

igh constant use in that 
ident avocation . . 
complaining about the food 

n when it's good!). 
If some teachers are puzzled 



this upsurge ol interest to the 
ice. -ill arrival ,,| some home- 
less rats. 

And when our quest for cul- 
tural enrichment leads us be- 
yond the Mount, the most IN 
way to explore the outside 
world is evacuation. 

In conclusion, however, I 
would like to caution any pre- 
■us consideration of the 
foregoing material as infallibly 
precise. Unfortunately the au- 
thor was forced to rely on a 
vicarious sampling of behavior, 
because she herself is, alas, 



Today's college men are 
conceited, immature, lazy, in- 
considerate, unsophisticated, 
rude self-styled Lotharios 
whose promises are as empty 
as those uttered by Khrush- 
chev. 

At least that's what the 
girls at Marymount College in 
Palos Verdes Estates, Calif., 
had to say about them in a 
poll which they conducted re- 
cently on their campus on the 
cliffs overlooking the ocean. 

The poll was the project of 
Vfarymount social chairman 
Frances Bendi of New York 
City, and was triggered by a 
recent rash of articles in 
which the college men criti- 
cized the girls in everything 
from thc vvaj they applied 
their toenail polish to their 
coiffures. 

"We've had enough of this 
sniping," they said. "They ex- 
pect us 1o be quiet little mice 
with no opinions of our own, 
while they themselves are ap- 
pallingly immature." 

In the all-important date 
department, they commented, 
"Why do so many of them 
think they're doing us a big 
favor when they ask us out, 
siallj when they suggest 
a 'Dutch Treat'."' 

"Why do they expect us to 
accept a date at the moment, 
and then after they've seen us 
several times, take it for 
granted we're going steady?" 
"Why don't they lake danc- 
ing lessons? One in a hundred 
knows his way around the 
floor." 

"Why does the fraternity 
man with a foreign speedster 
:""l a hie, allowance think he 
is a catch of the season? \\ r 
aren't dating his wallel or his 
car." 

In the academic field, the 
Marymount girls have little 



patience with the men who 
are not faking full advantage 
of their educational opportu- 
nities, and whose ideals of 
music and art are the newest 
.iazz combo or the latest pin up 
photo of Brigitte Bardot. 

The giils also take them to 
task for their clothes: "Why- 
do they relish in being so 
sloppy? They have no style 
sense whatever, and could take 
lessons in proper apparel from 
their fathers. Yet they always 
expect us to look like fashion 
plates." 

In personal traits, quite a 
lew observed, "They lack am- 
bition and are alwajs looking 
I or the easy way out. They 
are afraid to be individuals 
and seek the security of the 
pack. They use the interna- 



tional situation as an excuse 
lor being lazy." 

Most of the girls agreed on 
how to handle them: "Treat 
them like spoiled little boys. 
That's exactly what they are." 



Lambda' Theta Pi, 
National Assoc. 
Elects 9 Mounties 



Sister Laurentia 
Writes Articles 
For WORSHIP' 



i —*— uv.vauDc sue uerseil 

by Widespread similarity in very much . . . OUT. 



HOMECOMING.. 



turned from Page i> 

the mult,, .,: ,, , ,,,duc- 

Hom , Lion, 

dlyfo 

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'-os Angeles linns. ]< 
on the Horn. 
in £ i n thoBe 

I Into a Roar- 

■ ■ I ing simu- 

In discussing the tremend- ! 
ous amount of work that has 
gone into producing this 
anting ,■ 

.: Of 

man an I 



iSausse, both of whom have 
(been working with (he com- 
mittee since the beginning of 
the sun, rding to 

Kelly. "Eefore the activities 
are over, we ho| gj r i 

he Mount will feel that she 
is a pari ling."' 

from the 
' >n Bai 
Jo Ann Carter, f: 
dy Flynne. and Harriet I 

junior. 



Mrs. Nager 
To Speak 

The Departments of Busi- 
ness Admin Eco- 
nomics, and Home Economics, 
have joined forces for their 
jNov. 29 meeting. The three 
departments 

address by Mrs. Jean Nager, 
Personnel Director of I. I 
nin & Co. 

Mrs. Nager's talk, "Careers 
in Merchandising, Retailing. 
and Fashion Coordinati 
will be given in the Lei 
Hall at 1 in as the main 
of the mi-. -ling. 



Sister Mary Laurentia, 
Mount English teacher, holds 
claim to fame in the "outside" 
world as well as on campus. 
WORSHIP is currently running 
an article written by Sister, 
"Gideon's Trumpet Call," in 
ts November issue. A second 
article will soon appear in this 
same magazine, "Jonas, the 
Reluctant Prophet 

These articles are selections 
from a projected book Sistei 
is writir.g on the Bible as 
literature, tentatively titled, 
"Adam Walks in Every Man." 
This book, by the way, was 
fortunately saved from the 
lire. 

Writing for magazines is 
nothing new with Sister Lau- 
tentia. Many of Sister's arti- 
cles have been published in 
AMERICAN LITERATURE, 
TODAY, and AVE MARIA. 

On the national scene, Sis- 
ter's book TRANSFIGURED 
WORLD, merited a $1,000 Na 
tional Prize offered by Thom- 
as More Book Club-Farrar, 
SI iaus, Cudahy. 



The Mount chapter of Lamb- 
da Theta Pi, National Pro- 
fessional Association for Wom- 
en in Education, recently 
elected nine new members: 
Kathy Arn, Judy Bleak, Col- 
iette Boland. Enid Evans, 
Judy Harris Kathy Herman, 
Helen Jaskoski, Mollie Lea- 
mon, and Pat Wright; 

Lambda Theta Pi was es- 
tablished at the Mount last 
year. The purpose of this or- 
ganization is to maintain the 
highest standards of scholar- 
ship and professional prepara- 
tion and to foster professional 
fellowship and spirit. 

Membership is open to stu- 
dents working for a teaching 
credential who have com- 
pleted two years of college. 
They must have an academic 
standing in the highest quar- 
ter of those in the education 
ait and they must be 
recommended by two faculty 
members. Other qualifications 
are high professional stand- 
ards, leadership qualities, and 
"ility to work with others. 
Senior charter members are: 
Feggy Cleary, Pat Crampton, 
Dawn Ferry, Mary Glaser, 
Kay Hanson and Dorothy 
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MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



Page 7 



HELEN JOINS UJ. 



Helen Jaskoski was received 
into the only West Coast Chap- 
ter of Lambda Iota Tau here 
on October 25. 

Helen fulfilled the require- 
ments of 9 units of literature 
with a 3.0 average in English, 
a 2:5 overall average, and an 
acceptable initiation paper. 
"Marlowe's Character: The 
Women as a Leit-Motif" was' 
the theme of Helen's paper. 

The present members are 
Jonnie Patricia Mobley, presi- 
dent; Celine Hatcher, secre- 
tary; Sue Donovan, and Peggy 
Geary. Sister Mary Patricia is 
the chapter moderator. 

Lambda Iota Tau is a Na- 
tional Collegiate Honorary So- 
ciety lor students of English 
and foreign literature. It was 
founded in December 1953, by 
Doctor W. L. Fleisehauer and 
now includes forty-two chap- 
ters throughout the United 
States. 

Mount Saint Mary's College 
has the only chapter on the 
West Coast, which was found- 
ed in 1955 and assigned the 
Greek letter name Upsilon. 




Jonnie Mobley, Sister Mary Patricia, Helen Jaskoski, and Celine 
Hatcher. 



Who's Who... 



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M 

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(Continued from Page 4) 

minar as well as of TAZ 
sorority. Dorothy is also a 
charter member of Lambda 
Theta Pi. 

PAT WEDEMEYER, Eng- 
lish major and philosophy- 
theology-hislory minor, is 
pastor editor of WESTWORDS. 
Presently serving as Editorial 
Editor on the VIEW, she has 
been Features and Clubs Edi- 
tors. A member of the Parnas- 
sians, Pat is a charter mem- 
ber of the Christian Life In- 
stitute. 

NANCY WESTBERG, a 
chemistry major, is Student 
Body President. A charter Pi 



Theta Mu member, she has 
also served as NSA coordina- 
tor. Nancy received a che- 
mistry research grant from 
the government this past 
summer. She is also a member 
of the General Honors Se- 
minar. , 

T O N I YEDNAKOVICH, 
History major and Spanish 
minor, is a former Corcoran 
Award winner. During the 
past year, she has studied at 
the Universidad Ibero-Ameri- 
cana in Mexico City. Toni also 
holds membership in Euse- 
bians-IRC, the Sodality, Alpha 
Mu Gamma. She is a charter 
member of Pi Theta Mu. 



LETTERS . 

(Continued from Page 4) 

vidual girl who helped with 
planning, advertising and 
participation, I am using this 
means of communication to 
say a most rpprecia ive 'Than^ 
you" for all the help. 

Without each and every girl's 
cooperation, the Rosary would 
never have gone as smoothly 
a.s it did. 

Again, my thanks to all of 
you for helping us to fulfill 
Our Lady's requests. 

Sincerely, 
Isa Ashdown 



The follo'Wlng is a let tei rce< 
by Sister Bloisc Therese from Fathei 
John Sullivan, who spoke to Mount 
tu'i.nts last month concerning the 
Extension Volunteers who are allied 
with the Papal Volunteer; 
Dear Sister Eloise Therese: 
Please accept my belated 



thanks for the wonderful 
reception we received on the 
occasion of our visit at Mount 
St. Mary's. Your kindness and 
generosity are sincerely ap- 
preciated. 

The visit at Mount St. 
Mary's was certainly a high- 
light of the trip. I feel that 
we should have some people 
volunteering from your col- 
lege. The response was great, 
and I am most hopeful. 

Hope to see you again in 
the spring. Kindly let us know 
if any eligible people desire to 
volunteer. Please remember 
this effort in your prayers in 
the months ahead. 

With kindest personal re- 
gards and best wishes, I am, 

Sincerely in Christ 
Rev. John J. Sullivan 



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THE AFTERMATH: .... Mr. Buckcnmoycr leading the 
Loyola contingent in clean-up (clear?) . . . Father Hall cha- 
chaing up the patio steps, after having swept all the steps 
leading to the Social Halls — without the aid of even so much 
as a parrot .... the Navy cleaning up — on the 7-up bottles 
. . . 300 resident students posing every time a helicopter heli- 
copted over . . . one of the faculty (English Dept.), "We have 
an Administration Building. We have a Library. We have Re- 
sidence Halls. WE HAVE A COLLEGE" ... and a small 
tattered sign seen on 5th floor beginning "Refugees " 

So much for the Campus Guide. Congratulations are in 
order for two of our faculty members. Mr. Grabiel is moving 
to a new and larger office (still extant), thus leaving the 
cubby hole (plus desk) to Mr. Buckenmeyer. Also Congrats to 
Mr. G. on the birth of his fifth son, Juan Jose. Congratula- 
tions to Mr. Shelton, our new official Dean of Men. When last 
seen, he was wearing a benign, fatherly expression and greet- 
ing everyone with, "Good morning, son." 

Tired of studying? Don't hesitate, change your major now 
to activities. They require absolutely no more than twice the 
time taken up by classes. As a sampling of what you may 
enjoy between now and December 5, we offer the following: 

November 17, Loyolans sponsor a Plymouth Rocker. You 
may get in free if you came on the Mayflower. The 15, 17, 18, 
and 19 of November give music lovers a chance to see Fidelio, 
Turandot, Rigoletto, and Madama Butterfly, in that order, at 
the Shrine Auditorium. On campus, concerts arc scheduled for 
November 20 and December 11, and a gala Christmas program 
for December 13. 

As a special group major, we offer Loyola's Homecoming 
Activities: November 18, the Queen's Mixer, a whole week of 
float building from 23-28, the Princess Contest and Princess 
voting on the 27 and 28 respectively, "Roaring Twenties" 
Parade on the 29, "Roaring Twenties" Sock Hop on the 30, 
and the grand finale of game and dance on Dec. 1. Drama 
enthusiastists will be able to see the Mount's fall play. Cave 
Dwellers, on the 20, 21 and 22 of November, and on December 
4 The Miracle Worker opens at the Biltmore. Southern Cal is 
planning a performance of J. B. for which we unfortunately 
do not have the opening date. 

If you have changed your major from history and would 
like to reminisce come to the Eusebian's night meeting, 
December 6, and go all out for Bill of Rights Week December 
9-14. 

Those already in sororities will no thaye to make a radical 
change . . . simply drop all classes. They will then have ade- 
quate time to devote to the Gamma Mother-Daughter Break- 
fast November 19, the TAZ Safari Parly December 2, the 
Kappa date party December 7, and Kappa's Christmas dinner 
December 10. 

Former sociology majors can hear a panel discussion on 
"Working Wives and Mothers" during SWES-sponsored Fam- 
ily Day, November 22. Dropping classes will also permit early 
Christmas shopping at the Lambda Omichron Chi cookie sale 
December 11 and the Parnassian book sale November 27 - Dec- 
ember 1. On November 21 Seniors may take an elective in the 
form of a night out. Sports fans with an urge to travel can 
watch Loyola play basketball in San Diego on December 5, 
while tfiose without said urge may mingle with Loyolans at a 
mixer December 7, sponsored by the University's RSA. Nurses 
can forget their cares at the White Caps Christmas Party on 
December 10. December 3, the Mount will be invaded by seniors 
from outlying high schools, and December 8 is a holiday — 
whatever that means. Boarders with time on their hands may 
participate in those activities listed in the Mountain Ear, a 
vigilantly factual publication falsely accused of yellow journa- 
lism by a rival editor who shall remain nameless. 

N. B. Jonnie Mobley: WESTWORDS. 

Famous last words: Nothing ever happens on this hill. 




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MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



November 21, 1961 



Parnassians Prep 
For Book Sale 



Stationers Corp. and the 
American Crayon Co. have 
offered art supplies such as 
paints, brushes, paper, 
boards, etc. to the Mount 
Art Dept. 



Sister Laurentia Speaks 
To L 0. C. Members 




Preparing for Parnassians' book sale are (I. to r.) Peggy Langhans, 
Kathy Delaney, Marion Menges, and Camille Esselle. 



Thi -re i- :i perfect book fori 
the must difficult person on 
any Christmas list. With this 
thought in mind, the Parnas- ' 
sians «i|| open their seventh 
annual book sale Nov. 27 in 
the library. 

The carefully selected books 
will cover many fields of inter- ' 
est including novels, English 
criticism, religion, and chil-j 
dren's books. 

Awareness of good books is 
the primary interest of the 



Parnassians. A book sale in the 
library atmosphere encourages 
ownership of these good books 
rather than just wistful brows- 
ing. 

Feel free to browse, how- 
ever, for surprises are in store. 
Perhaps some members of the 
faculty will be standing in 
front of the books they wrote. 

The book sale is one of two 
major Parnassian projects. The 
other is the Twelfth Night 
Party held on January 5. 



Sororities 
Plan Event 



After the big rush of par- 
ties, sorority activities have 
-.lowed down until Christmas. 

The Kappas are looking for- 
ward to Loyola Homecoming. 
They will be building a float 
wih the Phi Kappa Thetas. 

Both the Taus and Kappas 
are planning their date parties 
to be held December 2 and 7, 
respectively. 

The Gammas planned their 
Mother-Daughter Brunch for 
November 19. Because of the 
recent fire, the Tau's Brunch 
was postponed to a fu 
date. 



Chemists Go 



Social Reform Needed, 
Says Indian Doctor 

In a lecture given on November 3 sponsored by the Socio- 
logy Department, Dr. Suresh Srivastua of U.C.L.A. compared 
child-rearing practices in the United States with those in 
India. 

Dr. Srivastua pointed out to the students that the deep 
spirituality of Indian culture would stave off the encroach- 
ments of Communism. The two hours of daily prayer, on an 
average, that each family of India practices was compared with 
the "spiritual materialism" of American religion, exemplified 
by air-conditioned churches; Dr. Srivastua humorously sug- 
gested that perhaps bars will be a necessary part of a church 
in the future. 

Social reform is much more badly needed than economic 
reform, according to l»r. Srivastua. "To hold that (he econoiuh 
i- the kej to the total problem of India is to lie :is determin- 
istic :is Han in his economic determinism," he said. "Compul- 
sorj education laws are now iii effect and are being strictly 
enforced," h<> pointed out. This, he feels, will be a meai 
effe< ii progress. 



jan uiego 

On Dec. 1 and 2, the Chem- 
istry majors, accompanied by 
Dr. Hallie Bundy and Sister 
Cecilia Louise, will attend the 
Chemistry Society regional 
meeting in San Diego. 

The highlight of the trip will 
be a symposium on "The Fu- 
ture of Chemistry ", featuring 
Dr. Linus Pauling and Dr. Har- 
old XIrey, with other promi 
nent scientists. The .Mount 
group will also attend sessions 
in the fields of organic, inor- 
ganic, analytical, and physical 
science. 



"The Art of Creative Liv- 
ing" was the central theme for 
discussions at the Southern 
California College Clubs Work- 
shop of the American Home 
Economics Association. The 
workshop, held Oct. 28, took 
place at Los Angeles State 
College. 

Miss Jean Copeland of Pep- 
perdine College gave the open- 
ing address" to the workshop 
members. Following Miss 
Copeland, there were five 
guest speakers who spoke on 
one phase of the art of crea- 
tive living. 

Representing the Mount fac- 
ulty at the meeting was Sister 
Laurentia, who led a discus- 
sion on the "Art of Enjoying 
T.iterature". As a springboard 
lor conversation, Sister stated 
that "literature is the best of 
all arts for sharing." This led 
into a vigorous discussion, out 
of which came the thought, 
that art gives us a chance to 
stop and see what the artist 
has to say. 

The role of the Mount in 
this workshop was to secure 
an evaluation of the meeting 
from the participants for fu- 
ture discussion. The apparent 
success of the workshop and 



the excellent reception of Sis- 
ter Laurentia were two grati- 
fying facts to the Mount 
Lambda Omicron Chi members 
who attended the workshop. 

As a follow-up to the workr 
shop, the Nov. 11 General 
Board meeting of the AHEA at 
the Mount was a combination 
evaluation and leadership 
workshop. Since the meeting 
was held here, Mount L.O.C. 
members hosted representa- 
tives from twenty Home Eco- 
nomics clubs in Southern Cali- 
fornia. 



Sodality 
Aids Sisters 

"The Sodality has cancelled 
its future plans in order to 
consolidate its efforts with 
those of the Student Council 
to raise money to help the 
sisters," said Margaret King, 
Sodality Prefect. 

Two of the Sodality plans 
which the Council may adopt 
as student body activities are 
a magazine drive and a 
Christmas card sale. 



Mount L.O.C. 
Represented 

Elected last spring as State 
Secretary of Lambda Omicron 
Chi, Camille Abdelnour is a 
sophomore at the Mount Ac- 
tive in L. O. C. at the Mount, 
Camille was able to achieve 
this state honor though still 
an underclassman. 

Last year the Mount was 
represented on the State 
Board by Liz McCready. 
as Treasurer; and in two 
years, because of this partici- 
pation, the Mount will be 
j eligible to have a candidate up 
for presidency of the Board. 



Dr. Christie, Mounties 
Conference Delegates 



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HOME AND SCHOOL 



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Dr. Roberta Christie of the 
Psychology and Sociology De- 
partments has become an ac- 
tive conference delegate, at- 
tending two onferences in as 
many weeks. 

Nov. 3, 4, and 5, Dr. 
Christie, along with Marilyn 
knguay Kathy Fitzharris and 
Olivia Munatones, participated 
in the annual Camp llc-ss 
Kramer Conference of the 
Peace Corps. The purpose of 



this conference is to promote- 
good inter-group relations. 

On Nov. 13 and It, four 
Mount students and Dr. Chris- 
tie attended the Governor's 
Conference on Youth in Long 
Beach. 

Sociology majors Linda 
Marsh, Kathy F i I / h a r r i s, 
Jeanette Squatrito and Mari- 
lyn An^uay received invita- 
tions to the conference, as did 
Spanish major Olga Coronado, 
an alternate delegate. 



SWES Works For Chest 

In accordance with its policy of participation in com- 
munity affairs, SWES is again taking pail m the annual I 
munity Chest Drive. Up until Nov. 17 . SWES volun- 

teers solicited for the Chest in the Brentwood area. 

The .junior and senior volunteers included sociologj majors 

Marilyn An^uay, Kathy Hulls, Peggj ( arr, Kathj I il/harris. 
(Jail Forman, Pamela Johannsing, Linda Marsh, Marie Morelli, 
Dliyia Munatones, Lizanne Murphy, and Jeanette Squatrito. 

As active on campus as in the community. had 

i drawing card for tl 
Martha Mandujan, senior chemistry major al the Mount, gave 
a talk on her experiences as a Red Cross delegate in Chili 
past summer. 

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Volume XVIII, No. 5 



December 13, 1961 



Johana Harris Performs 
At Benefit Concert 



Johana Harris eminent 
American pianist, will present 
a program of Three Centuries 
of Great Piano Music in a 

benefit concert for Mount St. 
Mary's College. The concert 
will be held at the Santa Mon- 
ica Civic Auditorium on Dec. 
29 at 8:30 p.m. 

The program will include se- 
lections from Bach, Schubert, 
Debussy and Roy Harris. Roy 
Harris, a leading American 
composer, is 1 the pianist's hus- 
band. 

Tickets for the performance 
are available at the Mount, 
the Civic Auditorium, Hen- 
shey's Dept. Store in Santa 
Monica, and Huttenback Artist 
Bureau, Philharmonic Build- 
ing, Los Angeles 13. Tickets 
also may be purchased at the! 
door. They are priced from $2 
to $5. The Santa Monica Civic 
Auditorium has a capacity of 
2,338. 

Mrs. Harris has given con- 
certs throughout the United 
States, appearing as both a 
soloist and as a member of ma- 
jor orchestras. She has also 
performed on many radio and 
television programs. Mrs. Har- 
ris graduated from a Canadian 
conservatory of music when 
she was ten years old. She en- 
tered the Juillard Graduate 
School of Music in New York 
at twelve. Mrs. Harris began 
teaching at Juillard when she 
was 15. She became the young- 
est teacher in the history of 
the institution. Presently Mrs. 
Harris fills her time as the 
wife of a leading composer and 
the mother of five children. 

The Fire Emergency Volun- 
teers hope that all Mounties 
will attend the concert and 
also publicize the event. The 
committee has sent invitations 
to more than 6,000 people. 



Mount Attends 
CAPS Meet 

Mount students and faculty 
members of the Department 
of Classical Languages at- 
tended the fall meeting of tht> 
I Association of the 
States, Southern Sec- 
tion, on December 2 at Im- 
Heart College. Sister 
Germaino. Kathy Am, Muriel 
A t w o o d, Jeanette Kroger, 
Kathy Baker, Manuela Cua- 

<>, Margaret Kinerk. 
Jane Leaver represented the 
Mount. 




American pianist Johana Harris will perfor 
for the Mount on December 29. 

Sr. John Margaret 
Attends Regional 
Conference 

Sister John Margaret, Chair- 
man of the Sociology Depart- 
ment, received an invitation to 
attend the White House Re- 
gional Conference and repre- 
sented the Mount at the meet- 
ing on Nov. 20 and 21 at 
the Ambassador Hotel. This 
conference was one of twelve 
being held throughout the na- 
tion. Sister Catherine Therese 
also attended the conference. 

Secretary of Health, Educa- 
tion and Welfare, Mr. Ribicoff 
and Secretary of Labor Gold- 
berg spoke in addition to na- 
tional, state, county and local 
officials. The problems of our 
elder eitizer. : -. and of our youth 
were the r.ain concerns of the 
discussion? 



Carole Williams Photo 
) in a benefit concert 



Addition:) 1 conies of the 
hist issue of the VIEW are 
now available to those ^ In- 
dents and faculty members 
who desired thorn. They 
may he obtained either in 
the Publications Office 
(room 100 Brady Hull), the 
cafeteria, or the library. 
(Ed. note: the staft calls at- 
tention to the fact that lor 
the first time in its history 
the VIEW has run to a 
second edition.) 



Plan for January 19 now! 
That evening the junior class 
will hold a western party at 
the Aragon Pavilion. .Bads 
for the party are $3.00 and 
they will be sold in January. 



Mount Announces 
Two Year Plan 

Sister Rebecca, president of Mount St. Mary's College, has 
announced that the college will initiate a new two year pro- 
gram for higher education at the Downtown Campus. Sister 
Rebecca and Dr. Malcolm MacLean, educational consultant to 
the college, revealed the plans on December 4 at a news con- 
ference held in the marble Pompeian Room of the Downtown 
Campus. 

Individual Emphasis 

This two year course of study, which will begin in Sep- 
tember, 1962, will emphasize individual needs and talents. 
Admission to the college will be based on personal interview. 
A full time psychologist will test each applicant and guide 
her study. 

College officials believe "evidence from a number of 
sources indicates clearly that poor secondary school records, 
a low College Entrance Examination Board score, or failure 
to enroll in college preparatory courses are not necessarily 
ultimate indicators of what individual students will do when 
confronted with college level work, when such college work 
includes a good communications program with strong guidance 
and counseling programs." 

Dr. MacLean pointed out that it is necessary to make 
both educators and students aware that there is a great 
variety of talents to be found in each individual. "We aim 
to help the student discover and develop them," he said. 

"In admitting students who 
have not been accepted by 
other colleges," Dr. MacLean 
continued, "it is necessary to 
help them face the realities 
of their limitations but, at 
the same time, give them op- 
portunities to prove them- 
selves." 

This interest in the individu- 
al will enable the college to 
provide a flexible program of 
studies including specialized 
courses in homemaking, art 
and music. 

Sister Rebecca stated, "Our 
aim is to educate the student 
for her role both as parent 
and citizen in a troubled world 
through proper use of her in- 
dividual gifts in particular 
fields." 



Two Curriculum Plans 

The student may choose ei- 
ther of two curriculum plans. 
The first program will consist 
in the regular lower division 
college course. After two years 
the student may transfer to 
a four year college, qualified 
to begin upper division work. 



The second or term!naT pro- 
gram will prepare the student 
for home and family living, 
secretarial and business occu- 
pations, nursing, art, music 
and other specialized areas of 
study. 

At the completion of the 
two year course an Associate 
of Arts degree or a special- 
ized certificate will be given. 
Firsts in Catholic Education 

Mount St. Mary's College 
will become the first Cntholie 
college on the West Coast to 
grant an Associate of Arts 
degree. Experimental aspects 
of the program make the 
Mount the first Catholic col- 
lege in the United States to 
offer this dimension in higher 
education for women. 

A faculty committee is con- 
sidering the elimination of the 
unit system. Competency, in- 
stead of units, would deter- 
mine the course requirement. 

Classes will be held at the 
Mount St. Mary's College 

(Continued on Page 2) 




Dr. Malcolm MacLean, educational consultant 
to the Mount, Sister Rebecca, president of the 
college, and Sisler Eloise Therese. director of 



the Downtown Campus, announce a new two 
year plan of higher education. 



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MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



December 13, 1961 



New Program 



Mount Remains *Up-to-Date' 



With very few exceptions, it 
may be said of institutions of 
higher learning that they pride 
ihemselves on being "up - to - 
date." But more often than not, 
this "up-to-date-ness" consists in 
having the best equipment and 
Ihe most modern physical plant, 
and very little otherwise. While 
neither being well-equipped nor 
being well-housed is insignifi- 
cant, it is doubtful that either 
area of "up-to-date-ness" can 
claim to be the most important 
in education. 

Rather, a thorough education 
by competent instructors, an 



education in keeping with the 
student's potentialities, skills, 
and needs, would seem to be 
the most important area of edu- 
cation. And it cannot be denied 
that the aim adopted by the 
Sisters of St. Joseph in their si* 
collegiate programs is anything 
other than a thorough, Catholic 
education. 

A most convincing proof of 
this aim is the recent announce- 
ment of a program unique in the 
annals of western Catholic edu- 
cation, the program of studies 
leading to an Associate of Arts 
degree. It is certainly significant 
that the announcement follows 



by less than a month the almost 
ruinous fire. The initiation of 
such a program amply demon- 
strates the foresight and cour- 
age of the college administra- 
tion. There is certainly no more 
admirable and necessary work 
to be done than the education 
of Catholic women for the intel- 
lectual, social an ] spiriHtal life 
they must lead in this troubed 
world. Certainly the new pro- 
gram will enable the work to be 
even more successful. 

The Mount remains "up-to- 
date" in the most important' 
way. — P.W. 



French Have . . . 



More Than A Word 

The Greeks might have a word for it, but the 
French have more than a word. They mark the roads with 
typical French subtlety and few words. 

"Six morts, 16 octobre, 1959," the sign reads. It looks 
like a metal tombstone, and it is. It's found by the side of 
the road at each place an accident has occurred. 

Three or four graveyard crosses in a row tell a grim 
story: this is a dangerous spot — be careful. A glance at 
them and the driver concentrates on his main interest in 
life: living. 

Perhaps those marked crosses should be put on American 
roadways. 

But maybe not. The way things have been, there wouldn't 
be enough room for them all. 

— MICHELE MAYOTTE 



On the Road 



Do You Want Dictatorship 7 . 



According to our set-up of 
student government, the stu- 
dent assembly is the legisla- 
tive body for the associated 
students of Mount St. Mary's 
College. Eut practically, is it 
really effective? 

To be effective, it seems the 
assembly should be a body that 
lesolves student problems and 
contributes to the students' ed- 
ucation in the democratic 
process. Does the student as- 
sembly accomplish either of 
these things? 

If the majority of stu- 
dents feel that it doesn't, 
our constitution should be 
changed. Student government 
could be put completely into 
the hands of that small effi- 
cient group, the studem. i 
• il This would save the ar- 
dent body 50 minutes every 
five weeks, and save the stu- 
dent council hours spent every 
week giving students a chance 
to participate in their own 
self-government. The. 
government for most students 
would become the one tradi- 
tional act of electing new of- 
ficers to do the work for the 
I year. Within a few years 
a dictatorship should be run- 
ning smoothly over an auto- 
maton student body. 

But there seems to be b 20 

■ "' minority of students 

who would not give up theii 



right to exer.i&e self govern- 
ment. Last Monday at the 
student body their hands were 
tied by the absence of 80 per 
cent of the students. Action 
of two nuclear testing resolu- 
tions had to be postponed un- 
til a quorum would be present. 
If a quorum is not present at 
the February 12 student body 
meeting, a constitutional re- 
vision will probably be pro- 
posed by the students present 
calling for a student body vote 
to delete the necessity of a 
quorum. 

If the apathetic 80 per- 
cent again refuse to vote, 
they will in effect be giving 
any small interested minority 
the right to legislate for all 
the students of Mount St. 
Mary's. By this system, stu- 
dent government will devolve 
into the hands of those who 
want to use it. The rest of the 
students are relinquishing 
their rights by non-participa- 
tion and should have no com- 
plaints if the ruling minority 
doesn't happen to agree with 
the apathetic majority. 

One interesting aspect of a 
student government deterior- 
ating into either a dictatorship 
by student council or govern- 
ment by the will of the mi- 
nority is the excellent prepara- 
tion it will give the majority 
of students for life under the 
communist system. 

— N \\< ^ U l si i-.i i; ( . 



NOTICE 

\s ..I December 1st. no studenl may charge anything 

'" ""' ' u s,, ■ r •• Ml »les must Im- <-;.sh transactions in- 

eluding the purchase ,,f U.ks ; ,i the „, .„ semester. 

Please inform your parents ..I this matter s„ thai you 
»iti have sufficient funds to purchase your books and sup- 
plies. Under no condition "ill ■ charge be approved bj the 
l reasurer'a ol fit <■ 

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I'll ..I , intent and coming 

—A IRGINIA < KRIS 

I hank J Ou l"r J our .<|.|.rr- 

ciation. Mthough the fin 
news ":>s n( importance and 

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PARKING 

RULES 

PUBLISHED 

The Administrative Board 
of the College has voted on 
certain regulations regard'ng 
campus parking. Beginning 
.January 3, 1962, fines will be 
imposed ior the breaking of 
parking regulations. The fines 
will be as follows: 

$1.00 for not possessing a 
tlecal on the car; 

£2.00 for parking the car in 
an unassigned place; 

$3.00 for locking the ear if 
it is in a position to block 
traffic. 

Cars will be checked and, if 
liable for a fine, a card will 
be left stating the offense. A 
duplicate card will be sent to 
the treasurer's office. All 
fines must be paid at the 
-ursr's office within three 
d.?vs after the card is given. 

Parking place are as fol- 
lows: 

RESIDENTS: Assigned 
places; seniors and juniors 
must park on the lower ten- 
nis court. Only six senior resi- 
st udents ha\ ssion 
to park behind Carondelet II ill 
CLot No. 2). 

GRADUATE AND SENIOR 
DAY STUDENTS: Lot No. (5 
below Administration Build- 
ing. 

JUNIOR DAY STUDENTS: 
Lot No. 4 behind chapel (no! 
near canyon). 

SOPHOMORE and FRESH- 
MEN DAY STUDENTS: Lol 
No 8 near House of Studies. 

I>ue to fire damage, il is 
necessary to have ns fen cars 

as possible mar Mar\ s ( .,!• 

fcage and behind the chapel. 
\< studenl has permission to 
park in Lol So. 7 near the 

I ine \rls building or near 

the triangle The < irele is 
resei mI exclusively for fa- 

ull\ anil \isi|,,rs. 

Wit! i permission, re- 

sidents may park behind Hi 

Ot 
00 •■> and ,, n .- 
and Sundl 



All So Easy 

It was all so easy. Turn the ignition key, release the 
brake, and put the car into drive. So easy. That was all I 
needed to get behind the wheel and join the million other 
drivers out on the road. 

No books to study; no courses to pass. Get behind the 
wheel and go. So I went. 

No experience; no help; no nothing. Just drive. I'm one 
of the group now. One of those tense people who slide up to 
a stoplight and sit there ready to take off at the first flick 
of a green light. So much fun to speed off leaving the other 
cars standing still at the light. 

Not many rules to learn. Stop for the red lights; go for 
the green. Yellow lights are in the middle, they dcui't matter. 

Honk when the jerk in front of you moves too slowly. 
Or give him a few flashes with the brights. Don't follow the 
front car too closely. Easy rules. Easy game. 

Watch the road. And watch for pedestrians. Pesky kids. 
Never know when to move out of the way. Just honk and 
they'll move fast enough. Stupid mutts. They're easy to 
scare too. Move up behind them and honk awhile. Watch 
them jump. VERY easy game. 

Don't let anyone back on the street until you've gone 
by. Go fast. No one will cross then. Some kids always try 
it. Stupid thing to do. Just to pick up a rubber football No1 
worth slowing down for. The kid'll be across the street by 
the time I reach him. Why stop now? 

Just a soft thud. Then the air seeping out of a foot- 
ball. That's all. 

So easy. 

— MICH A KM K SIMON 



Mount Announces . 

" ""I il lr..in Pag| I I 

Downtown Campus in Ch. 

lei Do h e n j r< sidi 
which includes five mansions 

ity members and ed 

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Concept of 
Not Clearly 

If it is impossible to be 
honorable in an atmosphere 
such as ours and with a gi 
so small, it v<. ill,) seem that 
it is impossible to be honor- 
anywhere. 

it is because ; In si hool is 
I < . 1 1 r honoi sys- 
tem should work: in a situa- 

i ion in w Im Ii | i i. lically all 
I < rson .M i ..im i. ir with one 
1 in r, reminding, not re- 
in. nl. i U the rule of 
the daj 

The honor system as s<-< ii|i 

"ii this campus, most centain- 
lj does benefit us ;,.. students 
It does this h< providing con- 
ditions through which we maj 

I I I r i i <- <• in w h -a <|iiireil or 

rapidly-approaching maturity : 
unprootored tests adapted re- 

sitli nee ruhs ami ;, ^,n- 

• ral shifting uf responsibility 

troiii In nil \ and adininisl i . 

lion iii students — all tin -• 
should ti ml tn promote in the 
iinii\ i.inii • i mil ni : , reeling ol 
responsibility (,. r her actions 

i II 
dent 



Honor 
Understood 



j honest rii. honor "system" 
aims at providing an atmos- 
phere in which this innate 

I honesty can develop. It is 

a "Code Ni leon," but a 

^"ide to which 

■ apposed! i dj exist. 

It is claimed thai w« do 
not (Missess the "privileges" of 
honorable adults. It would 
seem to ns thai the main pri- 
\<ilege connected with matnrttj 
is freedom — and we «sk in 
i his respect that freedom be 
nol confused with license. II 

also seems to "s (hat th«' 

greatest freedom is freedom 

nl choice iis well iis (he fre«'- 

ilinn tn think mid ,,,.( accord- 
ing i«. right reason. 

Pi i mistaken to 

all Mount stu- 

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thai tin . in. i. n 
■ nd judj • i. t..i. p e i 

ume 

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the hi ... in- 

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Merry Christmas 



December 13, 1961 



MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



Page 3 



Theology Prof- Relates 
Globe-Trotting Adventures 

The Mount's globe-trotter professor of theology, Father M. 
Camilleri, claims a varied past. Though Malta was his first 
home he studied languages and theology in France and Italy, 
later travelling to England, Spain, India, Egypt, Ceylon ,-,*d 
Australia. Using this background he has taught Italian, 
French, philosophy and theol 



ogy- 

Army Chaplain 

During the war Father 
served as chaplain in the Brit- 




FATHER M. CAMILLERI 



ish Army. His position as sec- 
retary to the Emigrants Com- 
mission of the Malta Catholic 
Action involved considerable 
welfare work. It was a similar 
position as member of the 
Committee of Emigrants that 
brought Father to America. 
When he failed to find ade- 
quate provisions in New York 
he readily volunteered to come 
to California. 

Opinions of America 

Living in the U.S. six months 
has given Father enough time 
to form some opinions. He 
thinks highly of America" 
and sees "great possibilities in 
every field'. Specifically, he 
finds Mount students "eager 
to learn and ready to listen 
to the experiences of others". 

Among Father's less schol- 
astic interests are photogra- 
phy and language study. His 
extensive slide and film collec- 
tion are evidences. 




50-50 



By F. McG. & I. G. 

We were wandering through 
the patio the other day, idly 
wondering what gems of know- 
ledge and wisdom we should 
include in this literary effort. 
We couldn't think of any. 
However, as luck (we do not 
specify the particular kind) 
would have it, we bumped into 
two English majors bewailing 
their sony lot. It seems that 
a curse had been visited upon 
them, from which they could 
not escape, and they related it 
to us. It touched our hearts, 
as we hope it will touch yours 
(since we still haven't got 
anything for the column). 
Hers it is — reader, have pity: 

Tin; English 

MAJORS CIJRM 

• May the curse of Edgar 
Guest descend upon you and 
remain with you all the 
days that you may read or 
write; 

• May you spend six years in 
Freshman Comp: 

• May you be eondemned 
forever to Room 104 — with 
the riveters ; 

• May you buy twenty books, 
spending your 'ast dime, 
and then have to drop the 
class ; 

• May your senior thesis be 
rejected because of three 
mechanical errors on the 
last page; 

• May you lose all biblio- 
graphies; 

• May you write reading slips 
on your reading slips, and 
may your footnotes have 
footnotes — f.11 incorrect; 

• M;i\ you always be "honor- 
ably mentioned" — and never 



receive a prize; 

• May you never make car- 
bons and lose all the origi- 
nals; 

• May you lack one unit on 
the day before you grad- 
uate; 

• May your adjectives multi- 
ply and your verbs disap- 
pear; 

• May your symbols clash; 

• May you contract amnesia 
and lese all knowledge of 
your mother tongue on the 
day before your paper is 
due; 



Nancy Rambusch, president of the Arr.e,',can Montessori S 
speaks to Mount studenls at S-CTA meeting. 



ociety, 



Mitzi Tells Thrill 
Piloting Airplane 

Tin. following Is IIic stnry nf 
Mitsi IMiiIIi'n flying ?xpericncefi, I ■• I<1 
to [tnrliHrn SarCori, \ I K\v reporter. 

Do you know the sensation 
of flying a plane yourself, of 
being responsible for the ship's 
operation and for the lives of 
companions within ? 

Last June I accepted the 
challenge to fly an airplane 
and have since realized how it 
has opened an overwhelming 
world to me. My previous ex- 
perience shows a history of 
six years riding as a passen^er 
with my family and relatives. 
Frightening Experience 

Braverly I entered the 
cockpit to find a maze of 
switches, gadgets and numeri- 
cal figures strewn upon the 
instrument panel. I instantly 
began to analyze the names 
ascribed to various parts of 
my Cessna 150 trainer and to 
review their functions. 

Having given the plane a 
"line check," an examination 
for any defects prior to take- 
off, I was ready to move. 
The thrill I encountered can- 
not be expresesd in words one 
has to experience flying him- 
self to understand the lofty 
feeling. 

First Plane Landing 

Perhaps I didn't do as well 
as expected in landing my 
plane, for I ridiculously 

bounced upon the ground. have „ generatioiI of 

giving rise to the airplane's ,.,,,._ critical ;m(1 sass> paTelrts eye and the brain more t'.i<»-i 
gam, then settled down Tlu>y „..,„, f)) Umm why UyAr they give (he hand. Sandpaper 
triumphant L ,hiidren are ln-in- taught in letters are used in teaching 



Nancy Rambusch Speaks 
On Montessori Education 

Nancy Rambusch, president toward learning, Mrs. Ram- 

of the American Montessori busdi noted. 
Society and headmistress of a The Montessori school aims 

Montessori school in Green- to serve as a vestibule that 

wich, Conn., spoke at Mount 'eads the child from family to 

St. Mary's College last week tIle larger world. By beginning 

during a visit to the West with the young child the school 

coast. is hopefully supplying a few 

Mrs. Rambusch attributes ^"/""f at , *"* J 30 "™ ° f 
the current interest in the I ^ eduCatl °" al ladder - 
Montessori method to the at- Montessori teachers believe 
titude <>l to-Jays parents. "For in showing children not talk- 
the first time in America, we in 8 to them. Mrs. Rambusch 

added that they never give the 



with a second 
bounce. But I feel these are 
minor details in relation to 
this unforgettable venture into 
the open sky. 



View Staff Goofs 
In Rush Issue 



By VIEW Staff 

Forgive us for our major 
"faux pas" in the last issue of 
the VIEW. 

A vain attempt was made to 
cheat Father O'Reilly out of a 
well -deserved by-line in his 
editorial "As Gold and Silver 

• May you revise until your is Tried." 

paper is unrecognizable, and I After many hours of solicit- 
then may you have to do a ing ads for the Fire Issue and 
new one because it is; travelling to downtown Los 

• May your source books be i Angeles for the front page pic- 
absent from the library ture of that issue, we find 
shelves until the day after that Virginia Speltz, VIEW 
the assignment is due; 



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• May your head never hit a 
pillow and may your eyes 
never close and may your 
last typewriter ribbon break 
and may you lose all of 
your books except those 
about Emfcrson and Thorcau 
and may your library books 
be incessantly overdue and 
roay you have to keep a 
journal on it; 

May you never, never be 
published in WESTWOODS. 



business manager, was given 
no credit in our staff box. 

It should also be noted at 
this point that Olivia Grieco 
supplied transportation for 
this trip to the Examiner, dur- 
ing which time her car broke 
down (see Olivia for details on 
this). 

We now hail these patient, 
heroic souls and hope they 
will accept our humble felicita- 
tions: Merry Christmas, Happy 
New Year, Happy Hanaukah, 



are 

• it:: in ways, spelling and reading. The child 

■or t> , „ .'actually feels the letters when 

Profesor Bruner of Harvard . , 
, . _, . _,, ,. he forms words. 

in his Process of Education ; 

states that any child can be Children also learn through 
taught anything at any age movement in Montessori 
if the proper technique is schools. Silence and the ability 
found to teach him. This idea to sit still are the point of ar- 
guides the Montessori method, rival in education, not the 
Children are admitted to Mon- 1 point of departure, Mrs. Ram 
tessori schools when they are busch stated, 
three years old. They read at ln th(> Montessori system 
four, do arithmetic at five, and children first learn to be them- 
advance to such things as the se lves and then they learn to 
binomial theorem at six. be „ mt . mhf . r „, a group. For 

By entering school at three, Uiis reason the emphasis is on 
the child has time to learn the individual. Mrs. Ram- 
how to learn. Th» a':es I rom busch believes that Americans 
three to si\ are ideal for defeat their purpose to teach 
sharpening the senses, learn- the individual to resist group 
ing to concentrate and devel- pressure by grouping young 
oping favorable attitudes children before they are ready. 



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• May you be surrounded by hope this will serve to placate 
illiterates majoring in other I the individuals involved in these 
fields. catastrophic incidents). 




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MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



December 13, 1961 



Jeannie Fashions Jewels 

By Barbara Sartori 

"A hobby is a means of providing oneself with a new 
adventure, both challenging and interesting." This opinion of 
Jeannie McDonough, Mount sophomore, is the result of per- 
sonal experience which began during her freshman year wher 
Jeannie's counselor mistakenly scheduled her in a jewelry 
class instead of a logic class. As a result, Jeannie became 
interested in this accidental course and decided to have 
jewelry-making as her hobby. 

Throughout the past year and a half of extensive craft 
work, Mr. Cressy has been one of the major influences in 
Jeannie's career. As Jeannie says, "He is the very best teacher 
I could ever hope to have. Encouragement and help are 
unconscious factors in his teaching technique." 

Already Jeannie has fashioned various types of jewelry. 
Rings are her favorite, although she can boast of having made 
a numerous number of gifts. However, three- rings which she 
was in the process of setting as Christmas presents were 
destroyed in the fire only weeks ago when the Marian Hall 
of Fine Arts Building burned. 



Residents: 



'Sing We Now NoeV 



Parnassians To Hold Party 

Parnassians will hold their annual Twelfth Night Party January 
5, in the Lecture Hall from 3 - 5 p.m. 

The event promises to be an interesting one, for the club 
plans their party in accordance with the historical tradition of the 
Twelfth Night. There will be games, prizes, Old English melodies, 
the highlight of the party being the distribution of the Epiphany 

issue of WESTWORDS. 



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Come see: 



IMPORTED 



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Cards 
and 



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Christmas 
Items 



ALSO: 

Type- 
writers 

For Sale 

and 

Rental 



According to Jonnie Mobley, 
Parnassian's president: "In 
medieval times, "Twelfth 
Night" revels were held in 
England and an invariable cus- 
tom of the event was to serve 
cake containing a pea and a 
bean. The gentlemen who 
found the bean was proclaimed 
king of the revels and the lady 
who found the pea was 
queen." 

The Parnassians will carry 
out this theme by providing a 
ring and a button for the king 
and queen of revels, and in- 
stead of cake, the objects may 
be found in the cookies served. 

Masters of revels will be 
Kathy Delaney, Camille Es- 
selle, Peggy Langhans, Mari- 
an Menges, and Jonnie Mob- 
ley. 



Movies Cure 
Friday Blues 

The 'Friday Night Blues' of 
the resident students has 
found a cure! The magic solu- 
is in the form of a Friday 
night movie shown once a 
month in the Lecture Hall. 
This program was initiated 
December 1 with the showing 
of "Light in the Forest". Carol 
Clem, president of the resi- 
dent students, and the other 
officers anticipate that the 
girls will eagerly support this 
activil v 



By Michcle Mayotte 

"Sing we now of Christmas, 
. ng we now Noel." Tomorrow 
liight the resident students 
will do just that at the tradi- 
tional Mount Christmas Ban- 
quet. 

The specially chosen Christ- 
mas menu will be served in 
the colorfully decorated dining 
room. The freshman residents, 
tepresented by Pat Maddock, 
will help the sisters decorate 
and prepare the room for the 
banquet. 

The girls will dress semi- 
formally for dinner and will 
find individual favors at each 
place. 

After dinner, each class will 
compete with an original song 
written to a traditional carol 
melody. Then the choral group, 
under the direction of Sister 
Miriam Josenh. and represent- 
ed by Kathy Herman, will sing 
carols. 

After the carols, each girl 
will go to her room, and put 
on her coal, and wait. The 
resident officers, led by resi- 
dent president. Carol Clem, 
will take lighted candles and 
start caroling on first floor 
Carondelet. Each girl will wait 
with her unlit candle behind 
her decorated door. When she 
hears the carolers she will 
open h?r door and have her 
candle lit. As the candles are 
lit. the girl will join the group 

Artists Eat 

Abalone 

Annually 

Pizza and the Japanese Tea 
Ritual (an old M.A.C. custom) 
were the highlights of the 
Marian Art Club's annual 
Abalone Dinner, December 5. 

Mr. Cressey's studio in Ven- 
ice Beach provided artistic 
atmosphere for the dinner 
The Balladaires sang and the 
evening was declared a won- 
derful success. 




to complete the tour of the 
residence halls. 

In the light of 300 candles, 
the girls will go down the 
hill to the House of Studies. 
Each year since the House 
was completed in 1955, the 
novices and the resident stu- 
dents have exchanged carols 
on the hillside. When both 
groups have exhausted their 
lengthy list of carols, the 
§irls will visit the beautiful 



chapel at the House of Studies. 
After singing back up the 
hill, the carolers will assemble 
in the circle to serenade the 
Sisters in the residence halls 
before meeting in the Lecture 
Hall for cocoa, donuts, and 
more carols. 

The exchange of Kris 
Kringle gifts will end the 
evening and the girls will re- 
turn to their rooms to hum 
and pack for the trip home. 



Students, Faculty, Laymen 
Join Christian Life Institute 

Now in its first year as a Mount organization, the Christian 
Life Institute. meets monthly for group discussions on the Mount 
campus. The Institute, organized by Sister Rose Cecilia and spon- 
sored by the Theology Department, is an innovation at the Mount 
in that its membership consists of students, faculty, and laymen. 

The purpose of the organi- 
zation is to apply the princi- 
ples o f formal theology to 
practical experience, and to- 
wards such an end the month- 
ly discussions are held. 

Though the membership of 
35 is now closed, applications 
for next year's membership 
may be made at the end of 
the year. The Institute is a 
discussion organization only, 
and as such, does not collect 
dues or sponsor campus activ- 
ities as the other clubs do. 

Mr. Grabiel, chairman of the 
discussion panel, conducts the 
meetings, the next of which 
is December 13 from 7-10 p.m. 



LOC Cookie Festival December 11-15 



Lambda Omicron Chi is 
sponsoring their annual Christ- 
mas Cookie Festival this 
week. 

The cookies, baked by club 
members, will be on sale dur- 
ing class hours. They may be 
purchased in the day-hop ca- 
feteria, the circle, and the 
residence halls. 

The proceeds from this fes- 



tival will help finance the $75 
grant given by the club to a 
deserving junior or senior 
member. 



White Caps Cook 
For Patients 

The White Caps are joining 
in the Christmas spirit by giv- 
ing cookies to the staffs of 
St. John's Hospital and Daniel 
Freeman Memorial Hospital. 
The girls will make the cook- 
ies themselves, and deliver a 
package to each nursing sta- 
tion, pharmacy, and lab. 

According to chairman In- 
grid Jacobson, they also will 
join in caroling at Daniel 
Freeman on December 13. 

These activities are to 
thank the hospitals for their 
help and cooperation in work- 
ing with the White Caps. 



The Marian Art club cordial- 
ly invites all members and 
guests to their annual Christ- 
mas party to be held on De- 
cember 1 1. 



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SWES Plans 
Yule Projects 

SWES and Loyola's Sociolo- 
gy Club are co-sponsoring two 
events of the Christmas sea- 
son. 

A Christmas parly on De- 
cember 11 served as a 
• '■A and a work 
wrappi d gifts 
obtained Eoi the annual Chrisl- 
party they sponsor for 
a hundred grade scl I chil- 
dren at I 

The two sociology i lubs 
made p I a n a to hi 

' hildren'« party 
Re- 

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Volume XVIII, No. 6 



Wednesday, January 17, 1962 



Donations Aid Library 
In Replacing Lost Books 



The Mount library recently 
received a gift of almost two 
hundred books from the Stan- 
ford University Libraries to 
aid in the replacement of 
books lost in the fire The 
books in the Thomas More 
Seminar and the Marian Hall 
were destroyed. 

During December Sister 
Catherine Anita, Mount li- 
brarian, Sister Mary Patricia 
and Sister Rose Catherine 
went to Stanford to select the 
books. They were aided in 
their search by Raynard Coe 
Swank, Director of Stanford 
University Libraries, and Char- 
les R. Gorham, head librarian 
of the gift department. They 
looked through many books 
which were duplicates of those 
in the Stanford University Li- 
braries or were not of use to 
the libraries. The search re- 
sulted in the collection of al- 
most two hundred books. 

The collection consists main- 
ly in English books. There are 
also a number of music books, 
which will help greatly in re- 
placing the books destroyed in 
the music building. Some his- 
tory books were found also. 
More Donations 

Sixty art books were do- 
nated by Mrs. Abbey to the 
library this month. Mrs. Abbey 
is a former art history teacher 
at U.C.L.A. 



NSA Congress 
Film Tonight 

The 14th National Student 
Congress of the NSA, held at 
the University of Wisconsin, 
August 20-30, 1961, widely 
covered in the press as a clash 
between liberals and conserva- 
tives, will be the focal point 
for a discussion on "David 
Brinkley's Journal" on Channel 
9, January 17. at 10:30 P.M. 

The show will begin with ex- 
cerpts from speeches by Sena- 
tors Goldwater and Tower. It 
will then move on to the Con- 
gress to cover student leaders 
in action. 

The show will concentrate 
on the development of the res- 
olution culling for the abolition 
of the House Committee on 
Un-American Activities, fol- 
lowing the resolution through 
to the debate on the plenary 
si-ssion and its eventual pas- 
sage. 

As Mount students Nancy 
Westburg, Helen Kirk, and Pat 
Kirk were in attendance at the 
Congress, the program should 
be of special interest to 
Mounties. 




Activities Boost 

i%6i$uiEciiri€i fund 

The Benefit Concert held in December to raise funds for 
rebuilding the Mount has brought in $8,888.65 at this time. 
Donations are still coming in. The expenses for the concert 
came to over $2,000. 

Almost one half of the students supported the event. The 
Percentages, broken down into classes, are : 

Seniors 43 participants 42% 

Juniors 42 participants 38% 

Sophomores 72 participants 45% 

Freshmen 91 participants 47% 

Both faculty and students worked on the concert. Sally 
Sands, Mary Lou Revillard, Diane Frassetti, Callie Newman 
and Joan Kays gave their time as well as members of Student 
Council, S.A.I., Pi Theta Mu, Gamma Sigma Phi, Kappa Delta 
Chi, and Tau Alpha Zeta. 



Raynard Coe Swank, Director of Stanford University Libraries, 
Sister Catherine Anita, and Charles R. Gorham of the Stanford 
Library. 



Drama Dept. Plans 
Busy Spring Schedule 



The Mount Drama Depart- 
ment will offer a creative 
dramatic writing workshop at 
both its campuses beginning 
Feb. 1 at 7:30 p.m. Mr. Dale 
O'Keefe, chairman of the 
Drama Department, will con- 
duct the workshop. 

Plays or television scripts 
of merit written in the work- 
shop will be produced by the 
Catholic Theater Workshop 
or by the Masquers. Mr. 
O'Keefe has taught play and 
television writing at the 
American Telecasting Corpora- 
tion. Two original 3-act plays 
and numerous short plays were 
written and produced under his 
direction at Loyola Univer- 
sity. Mr. O'Keefe's latest play 



Dr. Bennett 

Lectures 

Downtown 

"Interpersonal Barriers in 
Communication" is the third 
lecture in the psychology series 
which Daphne Nicholson Ben- 
nett, Ph.D., will give Thursday, 
Jan. 18, at 8 p.m. in Doheny 
Hall at the Mount Downtown 
Campus. 

The lecture will deal with 
everyday behavior and com- 
munication problems and their 
alleviation. After the lecture, 
there will be an opportunity 
for group discussion. Admis- 
sion is $1 per person; $1.50 
per couple. 



Some Other World" was 
presented by Palmdale High 
School in December. 

Smell of Cinnamon 

The Catholic Theater Work- 
shop will give its first full 
production, A Smell of Cinna- 
mon, at the Mount on Febuary 
20. The play is written by 
George Herman, a drama in- 
structor at Villanova Univer- 
sity, and concerns the pos- 
sible canonization of Mother 
Mary Frances Clarke, founder 
of the religious order of the 
Sisters of Charity of the 
Blessed Virgin Mary. The 
story will be told in the form 
of a courtroom trial. 

After its premiere produc- 
tion on the West Coast at the 
Mount, A Smell of Cinnamon 
will be a part of the Catholic 
Theater Workshop's T h e a- 
t e r-in-Concert presentations. 
These productions are avail- 
able to parishes and other 
groups who are interested in 
sponsoring a play in any space 
available without special stag- 
ing, lighting or properties. 



Sister M. Brigid 
Returns to Mount 

Sister Mary Brigid, past 
Mount faculty member, has re- 
turned to the campus for the 
spring semester. Sister Mary 
Brigid has been appointed 
Dean of Faculties at the col- 
lege. Her position consists in 
coordinating faculty affairs, 
acting as a consultant on fa- 
culty problems, and serving as 
chairman of the committee on 
faculty appointments and pro- 
motions. 

She will also serve as acting 
chairman of the Music Depart- 
ment during the coming se- 
mester. 

Sister Mary Brigid has been 
studying at Notre Dame Uni- 
versity the last four years. 
She received her Doctorate de- 
gree in sociology at Notre 
Dame and her Master's degree 
at the Catholic University of 
America. 

When she was at the Mount 
previously, Sister Mary Brigid 
was chairman of the Sociology 
Department. 



Basketball Game 

The proceeds of the Loyola- 
U.S.F. basketball game last 
Friday night also went to the 
Mount for the rebuilding fund. 
Steve Weidinger, Athletic Pub- 
licity Director at Loyola, was 
chairman of the event. Al- 
though no definite figures are 
available now, the attendance 
of 1.100 was the largest audi- 
ence for a WCAC game in 
three years. 



Juniors Plan 
Gay Jamboree 

January 19 is Junior Jam- 
boree time. That evening the 
Junior Class will present a 
dance in the Aragon Pavillion 
from 9 to 1. 

Bids for the dance are $3.00 
a couple. They may be pur- 
chased in the circle during the 
week or at the door that eve- 
ning. Students from all the 
Catholic colleges in the area 
are invited to the Junior Jam- 
boree. 

Music for the evening will be 
provided by the Red Jackets. 
The dress is western and free 
refreshments wil be served. 



Masquers Present Panel 
Feature Emmet Lavery 



Faculty Hears 
Lectures, Too 

Hans Meyerhoff, Professor 
of Philosophy at U.C.L.A., 
will inaugurate a new series 
of Faculty Lectures. 

The first group will consist 
of six lecture-discussions by 
Prof. Meyerhoff on the lorn 
dialogues of Plato. 



Masquers present the fourth 
anual Drama Panel, Tuesday, 
February 6, at 8:00 p.m. in the 
Lecture Hall. According to Mr. 
O'Keefe, Head of the Mount 
Drama dept., the panel will 
discuss "The State of the 
Theater Far Off Broadway." 
This discussion places emphasis 
on the recent, more wide- 
spread development of the 
theater that is going on 
throughout the entire United 
States. 

Mr. Emmet Lavery, famed 
screen and playwrite, besides 
leading the panel in the dis- 
cussion, will also talk about 
the National Catholic Theater 
Conference. Mr. Lavery, one of 
the founders of the NCTC and 
a past president of that or- 
ganization, was voted the out- 
standing Catholic person in 
drama, receiving the Deneen 
Award. 

Ernest Glucksman, producer 
of Jerry Lewis movies and 
former TV producer in Colgate 
Comedy Hour productions 
headlining Donald O'Connor, 
and Dean Martin and Jerry 
Lewis, is also featured on the 
panel. He is also Director of 
the American National Thea- 
ter and Academy Comedy 
Workshop and will speak on 
this group. 

Stage and motion ]>icture 
actress, Miss Amidie Norman 
will discuss the work ANTA 



is doing here and in the East. 
Miss Norman's latest role was 
in "Raisin in the Sun," which 
showed at the Player's Ring. 

President of the American 
Education Theater Association, 
Southern California Division, 
Doctor Omar Paxson will talk 
about the work and founding 
of this association. Dr. Paxson 
is chairman of the Drama dept. 
at Occidental College. 

Charlotte Kay Motten, Chair- 
man of the Secondary School 
Theater Conference of the 
AETA, will point out the ever- 
changing picture of the level of 
drama on the high school 
scene. Miss Motten has written 
several articles on high school 
drama. 

The speakers hope to furnish 
information of general interest 
to all Mount students, pointing 
out the potentialities of drama 
existing in education as well 
as in theater work throughout 
the United States. 



Sister Rebecca 
Meets in East 

Sister Mary Rebecca, Pres- 
ident of Mount St. Mai \ .-; 
College, participated in the 
18th annual meeting of the 
Association of American Col- 
leges from Jan. 9-11 in Cleve- 
land, Ohio. 



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MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



Wednesday, January 17, 1962 




College: A Process of Growth 



The end of a semester is a 
time of endings and begin- 
nings. For some, it means the 
ending of a college career; for 
others, it means only the be- 
ginning. Each new semester 
sees the start of new begin- 
nings, new learnings, new eval- 
uations. It is a time, too, for 
a summing-up and a drawing- 
together of the old experiences. 

Looked at in its totality, the 
college experience .s more than 
books and instructors, term pa- 
pers aril book reports. It is a 
time of growth — j n .,n direc- 
tions. K is an opportunity 
which will be presented only 
once, only now. It is a concen- 
tration on self, a revelation of 
personality as seen through 
learning, through friends, 
through those wiser and those 



not so wise. It is a time to 
look at oneself in perspective, 
to realize oneself as an indi- 
vidual. 

Books and grades alone do 
not constitute a college educa- 
tion, for, alone, these aids 
mean nothing. It is only 
through utilization of this 
knowledge that the realization 
of the value of learning is 
seen. And it is only through 
such utilization that the col- 
lege experience has any real 
meaning. 

Great things have happened 
to our college in the past se- 
mester; small disasters, as 
well as a great one, were turn- 
ed into victories because the 
students, administrators, and 
instructors of this institution 



recognized these events for 
what they were and acted to- 
gether in wisdom gained from 
knowledge to remedy these 
situations. Yet this, too, is 
only a beginning. 

Our college education has a 
greater function than that of 
helping us become learned 
graduates and loyal alumnae, 
lis great purpose is to make 
us educated women, in all the 
best meanings of the term, in 
a world where such women are 
My needed. Now. at the 
en I of one semester and the 
beginning of another, ii is time 
to evaluate ourselves, to see 
how far we have come along 
this road to mature woman- 
hood. 

M.E. 



Being Humane About the Human 



weary in the struggle against 
them do we soften towards 
others. 



to 



Stanford University Photo 
FILLING ORDERS for concert reservaiions, Mary Lou Revillard 
(seated) and Sally Sands prepare for benefit event. 

For These, A Thank You' 

If the concert given by Johana Harris can be termed 
successful in any way, it is chiefly because of the herculean 
efforts of those persons involved in its presentation. For more 
than two weeks during the Christmas break, faculty, students, and 
friends worked upon the event. 

THE ARTIST 

Without Ihe artistic talents of Mrs. Harris, the concert 
itself never would have been a realily. Because of her generosity 
with her time and talent, the concert was both « reality and 
or artistic success. 

THE PRODUCTION STAFF 

Without the drive and guidance of Sister Miriam Joseph doubts about one's honesty or "M** ** have heeome more 

^ III ■ A ■ ■ • IlIjA #-? A-¥ tarn ■ A — . — -. ¥_ _ ■* _ 

end the perseverance of her siaff, the concert would have been intelligence or both. To know 
less successful financially. As on the performance end of the evil in others is, sadly enough, 
concert, the concert production involved many man hours. 

Although some tickets had been sold prior to the vacation 
period, the majority of ticket sales were made during the fin*' 
. . before the concert. Handling these ticket sales were Sister 
Margaret Marie, Sister Mary and Sister Cecilia Louise along 
with students Diane Frassetti, Sally Sands, Mary Lcj Revillard, 
and Callie Newman . 



As we grow older we begin 
to discern serious shortcom- 
ings in the persons and insti- 
tutions which in our earlier 
years we had innocently as- 
sumed to be blameless. Par- 
ents, teachers, pastors, and 
whatever other idols there be, j 
are found to have feet of clay. 

Discovery 



mistakes and have growniSpirit of Promise is with the 



Return to Loyaltj 

Only then do we return 
a 

the blind reverence of child 
hood but something deeper, 
the discernment of the true 
The discovery is entirely worth that often underlies the 
wholesome. Indeed, the failure exterior poverty of persons 
to make it would raise serious and institutions. At that mo- 



Church so that she will not 

fail in her mission. In youth 

we look up to her in awe. Yet 

one need not have lived many 

years nor learned much history 

to find that even so august an 
loyalty which is no longer • ... .. 

institution is not without 

blame. It would be dishonest 
to deny that dogmatism, for- 
malism and oppressiveness are 
never quite absent in the exer- 
cise of her mission. We find 
that there is a human element 
in the Church. 



Another major part of the concert planning was the publi- 
cation of the program for the evening. Sister Mary handled the 
layout work for the program. Faculty members Sister Miriam 
Jcseph, Mr. Walter Arlen, Dr. Pattee Evenson and Mr. G. Branan 
Ward together with students Sally Sands and Mary Lou Revillard 
spent numerous exasperating hours on the telephone procuring 
patrons for the publication. 

Publicity for the event was handled by Sister Miriam Joseph 
end Sally Sands. They were aided in their work by Diane Frassetti, 
Joan Kays, Mary Glasser, and Joanne Dalessanro who handled 
the mailing. 

Preparations for the concert reception were made by Sister 
St. George and Mr. and Mrs. J. Dalessandro. 

Immediately prior to the concert, the TAZ, Gamma and 
Kappa sororities and Sigma Alpha lota music fraternity served 

hers. Delores Stevens of the music faculty and Mary Lee 
Polchow, graduate music student, served as official hostesses 
for the concert. Mrs. John Farrow acted as official spokesman 
for the co-'lege. 

Without the efforts of all involved, both singly and collect- 
ively, the concert could have succeeded neither financially nor 
artistically. Each has done his or her part to make the concert 
a realized whole. Certainly each deserves the thanks of the 
college. PW 



like God, we are holier. 
In the Church 

Growing up in the Church is 



a stage in the process of 

growth. Most of us seem to ar- a case in point The threefold 

rive at that stage without un- , mission of the Church, given 

due delay. Perhaps it flatters to the apostles, is to teach re- 

our ego or palliates our guilt j ''S' " 3 truth, to administer 

to find that even the gods »re!^ red r ; tes and to 6 0Vern the 

christian community. The 



tainted. At all events, we are 
quick to discover the fact. 
Acceptance 

Less easy is it to come to 
the next stage of growth in 
which we learn to accept the 
shortcomings of persons and 
institutions with composure so 
as to continue in undiminished 
loyalty to them. Certainly, the 
first impulse of youth is to 
raise the banner of revolt, and 
to cry out with indignant 
righteousness against hypo- 
crisy in high places. Only later 
when we have found our own 




Growth of a Catholic 

To know evil in the Church 
is, sadly enough, a necessary 
stage in the growth of a Cath- 
olic. Most of us seem to arrive 
at that stage without undue 
delay. Less easy is it for ua 
to reach that further stage 
where we accept the human 
element in the Church with 
composure so as to continue 
in undiminished loyalty to it. 
Yet until we reach that stage 
of growth we are less likely 
to discern the riches which lie 
beneath the poor exterior. But 
this we must do. For how shall 
we be able to faee the Bride- 
groom if we have nol loved His 
Bride - imperfect though she 
be. If M. gave Himself for her, 
■ an we do less? 



FATHER OREILLEY 



—Father O'Reilley 



THE READER'S VIEW 



Dear editor and resident stu- 
dents: 



1 was surprised to read that 
thei. h a thing on cam- 

as the "Friday Night 
Bin. we Los Angeles 

so inhospitable" I d 
like to il i y single girl 



A Mere Sampling Of 
Education Sufficient? 

ny college students c ta their education 

hou ,ncnt store. 

On tie large si 

re rowi ■ .ous goods to be '" rful n 'g nts 

nd generally abure.i with gre th< Damien Cli.h of St. 

ed. parish. We have so- 

Ihe ether hand. these students ....... I. I h. . .In. ., t ■, I nni) C|| | 

"';"" : ,s |J gh " u,r ' " ,,r,u ' si «iw lias to 

iojs wherein there a'e rooms .mil rooms .,1 , |.,ss« s i, i, 

i and general.} sampled ...n. great discrimi- 
nation. Bui Hi. subjects :ir, never learned ' fun - 

A ' dress >v The male 

student to exam. 

I are usually 

rne to 
'• nc ' d wh I tin west to v 



We meet every Friday night, 
from 9:15 to 12:0n 
Monica's parish hall, 715 Cali- 
forni . Monica. It's 

one block north ,if \\1 
Blvd. and one bloi h of 

Lincoln Blvd. For rides '.ill 
M< Donald, EX 3-137 r . I 
io see you all there. 



\ irginia Chris, 
a r. 

* * 

Januarv 13 



r>e.-,r Editor 



heir time and i fforl to the 
pre-b;. I.. tbaU g :i m e rally 
which was held at Loyola Uni- 
versity on January 12. 

Wa} I thank the following 
women for organizing a verj 
enjoyable slot : N;,,.,i, Melin, 
Noreen Flneran, Sue t.rr. n...ii 
Sarniske, Bobbi Longo, Sue 
■inr.is, k, it, is, ii,, i,, rs,,,i. Joan 
l>ias. Jackie Petras, and Tina 
i iimiino. \is*,. lei in,, thank 
Sue Mnrphj who spoke as a 
representative ■.( Meunl s ; ,int 
Marj \ t ollege. 



I would like to 
Inly lb*- ap| 

•la Pep Club l«. the ; 
of women from Mount St 

Mary's College foi contribui- 



'ely. 
i. i.r \ i, ulin 
Loyola Pep Club 

• 'i. .hi in. ni 



Wednesday, January 17, 1962 



MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



Page 3 



Dr. Andreani Tells Past 
Vienna to California 

Students are students the world over, 
whether they learn in Vienna, Paris, or Cali- 
fornia — "they're all young, they're all the 
same," states the newest member of the 
Mount's Language Department, Dr. Kitty 
Andreani. Dr. Andreani, who is currently 
teaching German and Italian courses, has 
traveled throughout Europe and has taught 
for several years in the Italian equivalents 
of our Junior Colleges. 

Globetrotting Teacher 

Born in Vienna, Austria, Dr. Andreani is 
now an Italian citizen. She received her 
doctorate in modern languages (particularly 
German and Italian) from the University of 
Venice and has taught in both European and 
American schools. Coming to the United 
States in 1956, she taught 
German in the lab school of 
the University of Chicago for 
four years before coming to 
the Mount. "I haven't traveled 
much in the United States;" 
she admitted. "however, I 
would say that California is 
my favorite spot — mainly be- 
cause of the wonderful cli- 
mate!" 

Meets the Mount 

Dr. Andreani first came to 
the Mount at the urging of her 
son who had done some work 
in music here. "My first im- 
pression was that it is so love- 
ly here and now I have found 
that the girls and sisters are 
just as nice." There is quite a 
bit of work to be done in the 
field of German, she believes, 
especially in the introduction 
to the language. "European 
students have better gramma- 
tical backgrounds in their own 
languages — mainly because 
European grammar is stricter 
and simply must be learned. It 
is easier for them to learn 
other languages than for 
American youngsters, who 
have not felt the need to 
"learn" a language so much." 
Travels 'n' Tours 

In the near future, Dr. An- 
dreani would like to conduct 
European tours for Mount 
students. She and her group 
would tour all of Europe in the 
summer and would spend their 
final three weeks at the Uni- 
versity of Salzburg, near Vien- 
na. "Vienna is a place all young 
people should go. It is in the 
middle of Europe, rich in cul- 
tural and historical back- 
ground, and is traditionally in- 
ternational-minded. This tour 
will be a chance for those who 
are interested in Europe and 
travel to enrich themselves 
culturally and intellectually. . . 
it's a big job now, but it cer- 
tainly will be rewarding." 




Ill 

TRAVELING TEACHER, Doctor Kitiy Andreani, 
ences from "Vienna to California." 



relates experi- 



Mount Offers Master Degrees 
In Education, History, Music 



An inconspicuous but buzz- 
ing department at the Mount 
is the graduate department 
under the direction of Sister 
M. Germaine, Graduate Dean. 
"It is important for under- 
graduates to realize that grad- 
uate students do exist on 
campus and are a definite as- 
set to the Mount." Sister Ger- 
maine commented. 

The Mount offers Master's 



degree programs in Education. 
History r.na Music leading to 
degrees of Master of Arts. 
Master ot Science in Educa- 
tion and Master of Music. 

Special : zation programs are 
offered in each field : 
Education 

Elementary or Secondary 

Education 
Administration and Super- 
\ ision 




Two Taking 
Last Exams 

Carolyn Dunlay and Mary 
Kay Norton are presently pre- 
paring to take their last final 
exams as Mount students. The 
two senior history majors will 
graduate at the end of Janu- 
ary, having accomplished their 
undergraduate work in three 
and a half years. 

(Continue*] on Page 1) 



F. McG. & I. G. 

This issue's column is de- 
dicated to those who are not 
engaged, pinned, or otherwise 
visibly attached. Ah, the ec- 
static joy of going to mixers , 
to look, the thrill of seeins: the 
town with the girls, etc. That's 
not a grimace you see on the 
face of the unattached girl as, 
she examines the diamond — 
that's a smirk. Just think of 
all the boring occasions the un- 
attached girl avoids: 

1. she doesn't have to sit 
through shower after shower 
watching with horror as the 
same chartreuse and pink 
towel set keeps recurring; 

2. she doesn't have to ex- 
plain 5089 times a day: 

a. when she u»t it 

b. how long she's known 
him 

c. where she met him, 
and 

d. what his name is. 
and to the more in- 
quistitive: 

e. where he goes to 
school 

f. what his major is, and 

g. how tall he is; 
2. she doesn't have to re- 
hearse for days what to say 
and what to wear (the simple 
black sheath? the royal blue 

white or black gloves?) 
when she meets his parents. 

For the unattached girl, 
then, we present the following 
list of instant activities. From 
the likewise limited supply of 
unattached men, she may 
choose one to escort her to the 



1 Junior Jamboree, to be held 
January 19 at the Aragon 
Ballroom. Theme will be west- 
ern; couples- arriving by stage- 
coach will get in free and a 
gala Indian massacre has been 
planned for entertainment. On 
the 26th Loyola celebrates the 
cessation of finals with their 
Post Mortem, and a sensa- 
tional mid-semester break be- 
gins at the Mount on January 
25th and continues through 

the 31st. 

For the unattached girl with 
athletic interests, Loyola plays 
San Diego State on the 30th, 
and she may travel to Berke- 
ley to watch Loyola take on 
the Cal-Berkeley Conservatives 
on Feb. 2nd. On the 10th (all 
following dates are in Feb- 
ruary), Marymount freshmen 
will hold a dance, open, we 
hear to both atached and un- 
attached people. On the 16th 
a conflict appears, with the 
Mount MardiGras being held 
at the Ambassador and a Va 
lentine Mixer at Loyola. Our 
solution is, unattached girls go 
to Loyola, become temporarily 
(or permanently) attached and 
proceed immediately to Mardi- 
Gras. Attached couples go di- 
rectly to MardiGras, do not 
pass go, do not collect $200. . . 



Balladaires, Mount Trio 
Boast Eventful Year 

By JAN CAVANAlHiH 

The Balladaires, popular Mount trio, can 
boast a very eventful year. Their most recent 
accomplishment was Paul Salamunovich's in- 
vitation to perform at the Mount Choral Con- 
cert, Jan. 7. 

Perhaps you are not too familiar with 
the girls in regard to their high school back- 
ground, their interests and how the Balladaires 
actually began. 

Alma Maters 
Arne Brennan and Jeanettc Kroger r.re 
both from San Diego, where they attended 
the Academy of Our Lady of Peace. Natalie 
Cirello of North Hollywood attended Villa 
Cabrini Academy in Burbank. 

A variety of interests is represented in 
the majors of the three. English is Ann's de- 
partment, Jcanette pursues a Latin major, and 
Natalie studies in art and music. 

The three of them love 
.singing folk music in their 
own unique style. They work 
out exciting contemporary ar- 
rangements in about an hour. 
i: ill. u I:, it. History 
The Balladaires began work- 
ing together in their frosh 
year. Frosh Frolics 1960 ini- 
tiated their first public ap- 
pearance. They went on to win 
second place at the Mount 
Spring Sing. At the end of 
the year they won first place 
in the Novelty division at the 
Loyola Intercollegiate Spring 
Sing.' 

During their first year they 
,ained recognition from people 
other then those here at the 
Mount. UCLA invited them to 
do a noon concert at the Medi- 
cal Center. This year the Balla- 
daires were invited back again 
lor a noon concert and a two 
hour evening concert. 

More and more people are 
becoming aware of the trio. 
They receive frequent requests 
to sing for ohurch organiza- 
tions and Mount clubs. 

With such a successful 
background behind them, 
hopes can be confidently 
placed on good things to 
come. 



Guidance and Counseling 
History 

Medieval History 
Modern European History 
American History 
Music 

Instrumental Music 
Composition 
Music Education 
Music History and Litera- 
ture 
Graduate appointments are 
open to both men and women 
<jraduates of accredited col- 
leges and universit ; es who 
present evidence of fitness for 
graduate work. 

Scholarships, teaching as- 
sistantships and part-time 
employment are available to 
graduate students. 



Registration for graduate 
students will take place in 
the Graduate Office :>( the 
same time as undergraduate 
registration. 



Faculty, Students 
Communicate 

Junior-Senior Frosh-Soph as- 
semblies are the newest func- 
tion on campus this year, or 
ganized to stimulate a closer 
communication between facul- J 
ty and students. The first of | 
these assemblies, held in Octo- 
ber, brought such a favorable] 
response that further plans 
were made for more of these 
discussions. 

The purpose of these discus- 
sions is to give the students a 
means to freely express their 
opinions with faculty members 
and vice versa. 

In December, these assem- 
blies were held again. The fol- 
lowing were the main points 
handled: 

• The library should be open 
during hours designated for 
meetings. 

• The possibilities of a bene- 
fit basketball game. 

• Evaluation of Junior-Senior, 
Frosh-Soph assemblies, 
themselves. 

• Procedures for re-planting 
day. 

• Ways for promoting attend- 
ance at assemblies. 

Next semester, faculty and 
Student Council will organize 
the coming assemblies. Stu- 
dents are encouraged to offer 
any suggestions for future 
topics. 



Mollie, ASB Sec. 
Bids Farewell 
To Student Body 

Dear Student Body: 

Last year when I was for- 
tunate to have been elected 
Student Body Secretary, I had 
no idea that my plans would 
change during the coming year. 
However, things have changed 
and I have decided to leave 
Mount St. Mary's at the end of 
this semester in order to go to 
work. My reason for this 
change is because of a wedding 
that per chance will take place 
this June. 

I would like to thank you 
all for giving me the oppor- 
tunity of being secretary. I 
hope I have done a worthy job 
for you. 

I do hope I will be able to 
visit all of you next semester. 
I will always have a special 
feeling for my friends, the 
sisters, and our college. Thank 
you very much. 

Sincerely, 
Mollie l.enmiin 



KRYSTALL 



Junior and Junior Petite from size 3 



936 BROXTON AVENUE 



NEAR THE BRUIN IN THE VILLAGE 



Page 4 



MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



Wednesday, January 17, 1962 




EXAM SCHEDULE 

Wednesday, January 17 

8:00-10:00 Classes in session 9:10, MWF 
10:30-12:30 Classes in session 1:10, TuTh 
1:30- 3:30 Freshman and Sophomore Theology Classes 
Thursday, January 18 

8:00-10:00 Classes in session 12:10, MWF 
10:30-12:30 Classes in session 9:10, TuTh 
1:30- 3:30 Classes in session 3:10, TuTh 

Psychology of Learning Classes 
Friday, January 19 

8:00-10:00 Classes in session 2:10 and 4:10 TuTh 
10:30-12:30 Classes in session 11:10, MWF 
1:30- 3:00 Classes in session 8:10, TuTh 
Saturday, January 20 

Classis in session on Saturdays, 
8:30-10:10 and 10:20-12:00 
Monday, January 22 

8:00-10:00 Classes in session 10:10, MWF 
10:30-12:30 Classes in session 10:10, TuTh 
Tuesday, January 23 

8:00-10:00 Classes in session 12:10, TuTh 
10:30-12:30 Classes in session 11:10, TuTh 
1:00- 4:00 Basic Skills Tests for Teacher Education 
Students 
Wednesday, January 24 

8:00-10:00 Classes in session 2:10 and 1:10, MWF 
10:30-12:30 Classes in session 1:10, F 
1:00- 3:00 Classes in session in the evenings. Any ex- 
aminations scheduled in conflict with 
another examination. 



Authorities Start Countdown.. 
Project Rush Blasts off Today! 

With the appearance of the Rush Box in the Circle today, the first sign of Project Rush goes 
into action. The Mount's three sororities' plans for rushing and pledging will be climaxed with the 
individual Presents to be held in March and April. Between now and then, however, there are 
many activities to attend, many people to meet, and lots of fun in store. 

Anticipating a mountain of questions from prospective rushees, the View has invited the three 
sorority presidents along with -the president of Tri- Sorority to give the rushees a small preview of 
Greek life. Explaining the "Why" and "How" are Joanne Dalesandro (Kappa Delta Chi,) Peggy 
Cleary (Gamma Sigma Phi), Jan Smith (Tau A'pha Zeta) and Alice Zamora (Tri-Sorority). 



Why Join? 

Why join a sorority? Alice 
Zamora, Tri-Sorority Presi- 
dent says: 

"No matter how small a 
school is, it is impossible to 
know everyone. Therefore, by 
belonging to a sorority one 
has a chance to make true, 
long-lasting friends. 

"A girl in a sorority has the 
advantages of many social 
functions — exchanges, parties, 
etc., but more important is the 
fact that she will make the ac- 
quaintance of more girls than 
if she hadn't joined. For in a 
sorority, which is a small 
group, each girl has a chance 
to show her creativity and in- 
itiative. By working with her 
sorority sisters she can make 
friends which she mi<rht never 
have had the opportunity to 
have made. 




Registration to Begin 
For Spring Semester 



Notice has been posted that 
students interested in register- 
ing; for the '62 spring semester 
at Mount St. Mary's College 
will register from January 16- 

Those enrolling are asked to 
pick up registration cards at 
r'a Office and 
clear their bill at the Treas- 
urer's Office (unless they have 



Mount Grads Speak 

Two Mount graduates were 
guest si at Lambda 

Omicron Chi's meeting of Jan- 
uary 8 Tin \ \m re Miss Kath- 
leen Halloran, now the Home 
Service Director of the So. 
California Edison Company 
and Mrs, Bi ■• I lourgh- 

e homem 
The guests spoke on the 
r home eco- 
Domics training in their chosen 
care< i Refrei iiments 

ling an opportun- 
Ity lor the club members to 
■ rse informally with the 
two i 



pre-paid, in which case the re- 
ceipt will be in the Registrar's 
Office). Both the registration 
card and receipt are to be 
turned into the Registrar's Of- 
fice. 

Students are asked to make 
appointments on or before 
iry 22 with their coun- 
selors or advisors from whom 
they can receive spring sched- 
ules and three tentative pro- 
gram forms for counselors, 
Dean's Office and student. 



"A sorority gives a girl a 
chance to help her school, ac- 
quire more social grace and 
charm, and in all, to add an 
additional highlight to her col- 
lege career." 

But sorority life at the 
Mount is not just a merry 
round of parties and ex- 
changes; each sorority parti- 
cipates in several charitable ef- 
forts each year. Gammas do- 
nate to an orphanage in Mexico 
and visit at St. Anne's Home 
for the Aged. Kappas help the 
aged at Nazareth House and 
donate Christmas gifts for the 
poor of St. Anne's Parish. 
Taus visit at St. Anne's Ma- 
ternity Home and serve at a 
semi-annual luncheon there. 

Each sorority president 
agrees that the uniting of the 
girls in the common effort of 
good work tends to strengthen 
bonds and increase loyalty in 
the individual sorority. 
How to Join? 
The first step in joining any 
sorority is to submit your 
In developing an ability to name in the rush box, which 
plan, prepare, and serve will be placed in the circle on 



Future Homemakers—; 
Are You Interested . . . 



meals efficiently within 
time, energy and money 
limitations? 

• In developing an apprecia- 
tion of food preparation as 
a means of creative ex- 
pression ? 

• In developing judgment in 
evaluating claims made by 
food advertising and rating 
agencies? 

If you are, then Food Man- 
agement for Homemakers, a 
2-unit course for non-majors 
to be offered in the spring se- 
mester, is your gold mine. No 
pre-requisites are needed. The 
class will meet on Tuesdays 
and Thursdays at 12:10 with 
a lab scheduled on Thursdays 
wo hours (12:10 to 2:00). 



January 16. Girls eligible to 
join a sorority are freshmen 
with a 2.4 average and sopho- 
mores and juniors with a 2.3 
average who have not attend- 
ed MSMC during the two pre- 
vious rush periods. 

Then come the rush teas! 



Last Exams . . . 

(Continued from Page 3) 
Both girls, as prerequisites 
for graduation in the field of 
history, have completed their 
Bachelor <>t \rK theses, Caro- 
hn's subject being "The Po- 
litical Appeal of the Know- 
Nothing Party" and M.K.'s be- 
ing "The Seminole Wars." 



Each girl should attend all 
three teas and meet as many 
actives in each sorority as pos- 
sible. The most important 
thing is to just be your friend- 
ly self; all three sorority presi- 
dents agree on this point. Kap- 
pa President, Joanne Dalesan- 
dro, says prospective members 
must have "good moral stand- 
ards" and be "eager to take an 
active part in school and so- 
rority pursuits." Gamma Presi- 
dent, Peggy Cleary, says a fu- 
ture member must be "a good 
representative of the Mount" 
and be "able to work with the 
group." Tau President, Jan 
Smith, says a girl must "show 
a great interest in the soror- 
ity" and "contribute to the 
group in some way." 

The week after the teas the 
rush parties begin. The themes 
of these parties are kept se- 
cret and each girl should plan 
to attend at least one, and pre- 
ferably more, rush parlies. 
Show enthusiasm and have 
fun; take an active part in 
rushing. The actives are put- 
ting their lime, money, and en- 
thusiasm into rush week and 
the rushees should take advan- 
tage of the opportunity to se- 
lect the group they feel they 
would like to belong to. 

After the rush parties, girls 
will receive telegram invita- 
tions to the preference din- 
ners. These invitations should 
be answered, either yes or no. 

Hazing and initiation follow, 
and finally Presents, where the 
new pledges will be presented 
to the sorority social atmos- 
phere at the grand climax of 
the pledge period. 

Sorority life has much to 
ao think twice before 
you decide not to rush. Have 
fun! 



Jan Heads Panel 

S-CTA will present a panel 
on Professional Problems in 
ition this month. Jan Fox 
is in charge of the panel and 
will lead the discussion, which 
is to cover credential reform 
aid to education, standards for 
educational institutions, admis- 
sion standards, and subject 
matter in education. 

The date, time, and place 
will be announced at a later 
date. 



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Wednesday, February 21, 1962 



SWES Schedules Events 
For Inter -Cultural Week 



During Inter-Cultural Week, 
February 19-23, SWES has 
planned an exhibit, a movie 
and a lecture dealing with the 
equality and the importance 
of all people. The Mount ob- 
servance of Inter-Cultural 
Week corresponds with Na- 
tional Brotherhood Week. 
Exhibit 

A photomural exhibit "Man 



in Our Changing World" is 
displayed upstairs in the 
library. The exhibit, prepared 
by the Los Angeles County 
Committee on Human Rela- 
tions, will remain up this 
week. It consists of 24 sections 
showing the human, biological 
n nd sociological aspect* of all 
races of men. Some of the 
specific topics exhibited are: 



Mount Receives 
Science Grant 



The Department of Physical 
Science at the Mount has just 
received notice from the Na- 
tional Science Foundation that 
it has been granted $6,670 for 
the support of an "Undergrad- 
uate Science Education Pro- 
gram." The project, under the 
direction of Dr. Bundy, is an 
investigation of the purifica- 



Honor Committee 
Increases Size 

The Honor Committee has 
announced the appointment of 
four new members. They are 
senior Celine Hatcher and 
freshmen Leigh Albizati, Ann 
Kilgore and Pat Riley. 

The Honor Committee plans 
the publication of an Honor 
Code Handbook this semester 
to help clarify any dubious 
aspects of the system. 

The retreat masters for 
the annual retreat sched- 
uled for March 7 to 9 are 
Rev. I Hand Boyer and 
Father George, O. Carm. 



Frosh Chosen 
For Seminar 

Sixteen freshmen have been 
selected to participate in this 
year's Freshman English 
Honors Seminar. They are: 
Kathleen Baker, Toni Chris- 
tiansen, Lawreen Crain, Mau- 
reen Crean, Manuela Cuajun- 
co, Emily Deutsch, Pat Diet- 
zel, Diane Frassetti, Claudia 
Hart, Elna Hlavaty, Margaret 
Kinerk, Michele Mayotte, Ei- 
leen Murphy, Margaret Mur- 
phy, Pat Smith, and Mary Ann 
Stocker. 

Members of the seminar are 
chosen by the English depart- 
ment on the basis of grades 
and faculty recommendation. 



tion, properties and activities 
of prorennin. 

The project will cover two 
summers, ten weeks each sum- 
mer, and will involve three stu- 
dents each session. The dead- 
line for selection of this sum- 
mer's participants is Feb. 26. 
Participants will be selected 
from a group of chemistry and 
biochemistry majors interested 
in research beyond the college 
level. Scholarship and finan- 
cial need are also required. 

This is the third grant 
awarded to the Mount Physi- 
cal Science Department. The 
first was a Public Health 
grant, and the second a simi- 
lar NSF grant in which Nancy 
Westberg and Barbara Dum- 
mel were the participants. 



Dr. Bundy Heads 
Convention Panel 

Recently seventy-six dele- 
gates from colleges all over 
the U.S. attended a series of 
panels sponsored' by the Na- 
tional Science Foundation in 
Denver, Colorado. Dr. Hallie 
Bundy of the Mount was one 
of two women delegates at the 
convention. 

Reviewing research propo- 
sals from colleges all over the 
country was the purpose of 
the panels held on Feb. 6 and 
7. Arriving at the convention, 
Dr. Bundy found herself chair- 
man of a panel consisting of 
professors from Yale, Iowa 
State, Northwestern, and Uni- 
versity of Mississippi. 

Since the Foundation wished 
a fair representation of all 
kinds of colleges and univer- 
sities present at the panels, 
Dr. Bundy was not directly 
representing the Mount, but 
rather a small women's col- 
lege. Of her trip, Dr. Bundy 
says, "It was hard work but 
fun." 



origin of races, variation in 
race, the relationship of in- 
telligence to race, and racial 
piejudice. This exhibit appear- 
ed at the Los Angeles County 
Museum from June 1952 to 
January 1953. 

Movie 

The movie, which is free, is 
entitled "The High Wall." It 
begins with a gang fight in 
which two boys are stabbed. 
A social worker and a psy- 
chiatrist investigate the back- 
grounds of the two boys in- 
volved. One is "a fuil-blooded" 
American and the other is of 
Polish descent. The film shows 
how prejudice develops from 
childhood. It will be shown on 
Friday at 2:00 p.m. and in the 
evening in the Lecture Hall. 
The movie also is scheduled 
for Monday, February 26, at 
8:00 and at 9:00 a.m. 

SWES invites all Mounties 
to take part in these activities. 
Through them SWES hopes to 
increase the understanding 
jmong the peoples of the 
world. 



Papal A wards Honor 
Mrs. Clem, Dr. Stanton 

Mrs. K. Cary Clem, Mount graduate and member of the 
Mount Board of Directors, and Dr. Mary Stanton, former 
Mount faculty member have recently been awarded the Cross 
Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice by Pope John XXIII. This award 
honors outstanding service to the Church or to the Pope. 

Mrs. Clem was a member of 
the Mount's first sophomore 
class. She has served as pres- 
ident of the Archdiocesan 
Council of Catholic Women, 
the Confraternity of Christian 
Doctrine, and the Mount 
Alumnae Association. She has 
been on the Archdiocesan 
Council of Catholic Women 
board for 14 years and she is 
on the Catholic Welfare board 
of trustees. In 1952 Mrs. Clem 
received the Magnificat Award 
from Mundelein College in 
Chicago. This award is grant- 
ed annually to the outstand- 
ing woman graduate of a 
Catholic College. Mrs. Clem's 
daughters have both attended 
the Mount. Carol is a junior 
now and Barbara graduated 
last June. 

Dr. Mary Stanton is noted 
for her achievement in the 
field of social work. She was 
director of the Catholic Child 
Guidance Center and executive 
director of the Welfare Plan- 
ning Council of Los Angeles. 




MRS. K. CARY CLEM 



Art Bazaar 
Aids College 

The Mount will present an 
Art Bazaar in the Pompeiian 
Room of the Downtown Cam- 
pus on Sunday, February 25, 
from 1 to 5 p.m. Admission to 
the bazaar is by donation. The 
proceeds will go to the Mount's 
rebuilding fund. 

The bazaar will be a combi- 
nation exhibit and sale featur- 
ing paintings and objects d'art 
either donated or loaned by 
Southern California collectors. 
Movie actress Dolores Hart 
will be the honorary chairman 
of the event. Artists exhibiting 
their works are: Sister Corita, 
Rico Lebrun and Albert Kram- 



er. 



Dean's List 



FALL SEMESTER 1961 



GRADE-POINT OF 3.3 AND 
HIGHER: 

Seniors: 

Peggy Cleary 
Patricia Crampton 
Mary Erschoen 
Dawn Ferry 
Nancy Gardner 
Nena Jeffares 
Susan Kalil 
Dorothy McGowan 
Jonnie Mobley 
Janice Smith 
Nancy Westberg 
Carolyn Dunlay 
Erna Loch 
Mary Fonteyn 
Kathleen Hanson 

Juniors: 

Kathy Am 
Barbara Belle 
Margaret Conley 
Enid Evans 
Mary Harris 
Lola McAlpin 
Patricia Orselli 
Alice Zamora 
Marie O. Coronado 
Lucy A. Daley 

Sophomores : 

Anne Dietz 
Mary Louise Getson 
Kathie Heinecke 
Jeanette Kroger 
Sandra Rogers 
Virginia Speltz 
Patricia Stahoski 



Mary Lee Storey 
Victor Steinhardt 
Rosemary Mosellie 

Freshmen : 

Kathleen Baker 
Manuela Cuajunco 
Diane D'Anda 
Emily Deutsch 
Patricia Eady 
Pearl Koh 
Virginia Krause 
Mary Lawlor 
Camilla Tortoreto 
Patricia Strimple 

GRADE-POINT OF 3.7 AND 
HIGHER: 

Seniors: 

Gail Forman 3.8 
Celine Hatcher 4.0 
Linda Kasper 3.9 
Geraldine Mirabal 4.0 
Toni Yednakovich 3.7 

Juniors: 

Judy Bleak 3.7 
Barbara Dummel 3.7 
Helen Jaskoski 3.8 
Peggy Langhans 3.7 
Marian Menges 4.0 
Geraldine Okamura 3.7 

Sophomores : 

Tina Rozolis 4.0 
Marianne Stanley 3.7 

Freshmem: 

Mary E. Dietzel 3.7 
Patricia Dietzel 3.7 
Mary Anne Stocker 3.7 



library Earns 
Grant Too 

The Mount received a 1961- 
62 grant from the Association 
of College and Research Li- 
braries, which is a division of 
the American Library Associa- 
tion. The library will use this 
grant to increase its collection 
of Latin American material. 

Mount St. Mary's is one of 
78 colleges and universities 
awarded grants and it is the 
only college in California hon- 
ored. 

The Association of College 
and Research Libraries seeks 
to aid colleges and universities 
in improving the quality of li- 
brary service to education 
through research in librarian- 
ship and the effective use of 
modern teaching and learning 
materials. 



Mounties Win 
Ehell Award 

Every year the EBELL 
Foundation awards scholar- 
ships to students in Southern 
California colleges to enable 
these students to continue 
their studies in and beyond 
college. The scholarship is $500 
a year, and is good until the 
student completes the studies 
in his field. 

Five students of Mount St. 
Mary's have received EBELL 
awards in the past three years. 
In 1960, Nancy Westberg re- 
ceived a scholarship and has 
recently been accepted at the 
UCLA Medical School. Sopho- 
more Rosemary Mosellie, a his- 
tory major, and Jane Hancuff, 
a senior in the Nursing De- 
partment have also received 
EBELL awards. 

The most recent scholar- 
ships have been to Cecelia 
Schmahl, nursing major, and 
Cecelia Wright, sociology 
major. 



Page 2 



MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



Wednesday, February 21, 1962 



A Life of Power and Direction 



Education is power. Within 
education is potential for good 
or evil. Directed poorly, the 
educated mind and body is 
capable of doing great harm. 
Directed well, the educated 
mind and body is capable of 
doing the greatest good. 
Catholic education gives bene- 
ficial direction and Catholic 
students accepting this direc- 
tion, are capable of much 
good. 



Catholic education has been 
the lifelong work of two 
! Mount faculty members who 
recently retired — Sister Cele- 
stine and Sister Gertrude 
Joseph. 

Sister Celestine 

Sister Celestine taught on 
the original Mount St. Mary's 
faculty when the college began 
ou the grounds of St. Mary's 
Academy in 1925. With little 
to work with, Sister founded 



Student Rule 
Necessity Or Not? 

On January 1, 1962, a seventy-year old history of student 
government came to an end at Columbia University. The 
demise of student government at one of the more prominent 
educational institutions has brought certain questions to our 
mind. First of all, we question the efficacy of student govern- 
ment at all. 

For three and a half years, we have watched the 
operation of student government on this campus. We have 
listened to the standard arguments for its existence: it 
encourages students to develop leadership capacities; it 
makes the student share more fully in campus affairs; 
it aids generally in the development of student character; 
it relieves the faculty and administration of burden which 
might more easily be borne by students. We question 
whether these arguments hold true. 

It would seem that those students possessing leadership 
qualities would find a means to channel them in the absence 
of student government. Other outlets, such as departmental 
and professional clubs and organizations, would appear to be 
suitable vehicles for the energy of these individuals. 

It appears, also, that the student who is not a leader 
is not involved to any great extent in campus affairs due 
to the fact that student government exists. Evidence of 
this is perhaps the attendance — or laek of it — at recent 
Student body meetings. Those students not leaders do not 
seem to be noticeably developing their personalities as a 
result of student government activities. 

In its aspect of relieving the administration of unnecessary 
trouble, it might be pointed out that it is the purpose of the 
administration to administrate. It is doubtful if there are many 
details now handled by student government which could not be 
handled with more speed and ease by the administration. 

At the moment, the question of the necessity of stu- 
dent government on our campus is purely an academic 
one. We are, however, interested in discovering whether 
there is a more substantial argument than those usually 
presented for the existence of student government at the 
Mount or anywhere else. 

—ME 



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the Music Department, and 
matured its growth by bring- 
ing many eminent musicians 
to its faculty. 

Typical of the faculty mem- 
bers Sister brought to the col- 
lege were such persons as 
the director or the Paulist 
Choristers. Father Finn, who 
gave two summer sessions; 
and Dom de Rosquetti, O.S.B., 
a liturgical music scholar 
who gave a course in a sum- 
mer session. Likewise, Sister 
Celestine and Dom Vitry, 
O.S.B., diocesan director of 
music at the time of the col- 
lege's founding, worked close- 
ly in developing the music de- 
partment. 

With her main field of con- 
centration organ. Sister Celes- 
tine took her B.M. and her 
M.M. at the University of 
Southern California. For her 
master's work, she wrote mu- 
sic for Francis Thompson's 
"Hound of Heaven," which 
was produced with full orche- 
stra at SC. When she did her 
doctoral work at the now de- 
funct University of the West 
in LA., she enlarged upon 
this piece. At that time, she 
studied under the department 
head, a former student of 
Franz Lizst, who prepared her 
for her graduate recital. 



rcn down a plank to answer 
it because there were no steps. 
Sister took her B.S. at 
USC in biological sciences. 
While working on the plants 
of the area, Sister often ac- 
companied Sister Aurelia 
Mary to the present college 
site prior to the completion of 
Brady Hall. During one of 
these trips, she set up a rain 
gauge (1929) which still 
operates. 

Sister Gertrude Joseph pio- 
neered several activities at the 
Mount. She set up the biologi- 
cal sciences department. She 
also initiated the Mount's 
medical technologist training 
in cooperation with the Vet- 
eran's Administration. To- 
gether with Sister Ida and 
Sister Marguerite, two more 
pioneers, she designed St. 
Joseph's Hall, the administra- 
tion building. 

An able researcher, Sister 
Gertrad? Joseph lias continued 



research over the years she 
has been MSMC. Her field of 
work has been cancer research. 
During the 1930's she worked 
at County Hospital on cultures 
of tissues and the preparation 
of slides. She began working 
with Dr. Polia aided by his 
contacts with a cancer re- 
search fund. She also research- 
ed on cancer at Children's 
Hospital, the VA, and, most 
recently, at UCLA Medical 
Center. She was beginning a 
new phase of her cancer re- 
search at UCLA at the time 
of the fire and an illness that 
followed shortly thereafter. 

An authority on California 
trees, Sister is presently en- 
gaged in the writing of a bo- 
tany book. In it, she plans to 
classify and describe all per- 
manent plants in the western 
area, 

'their Work — Giving Direction 
(Continued on Page 4) 



Sister Gertrude Joseph 

While not one of the original 
MSMC faculty members, Sister 
Gertrude Joseph is still one 
of the pioneers. She came to 
the MSMC faculty in 1929 
while the college was still at 
SMA. Prior to that she had 
taught at SMA and worked on 
her advanced degrees. Sister 
Gertrude Joseph, together 
with Sister Celestine and four 
other pioneer sisters, came to 
the hillside campus site to 
live and teach on April 7 
3931. 

At this time, related Sister 
Gertrude Joseph, Brady Hall 
was the sole building stand- 
ing—with the chapel, resi- 
dence, classrooms, library and 
dining room. Terracing of the 
area was incomplete and the 
only telephone rested on a 
nail barrel roughly where the 
elm tree grows in front of 
Brady Hall. Sister added that 
Every time the phone rang, 
v hrx-ver answered it had to 



Per Ardua Ad Astra 

Mountain climbing as such is no fun. Let the mountaineer 
rave as he will about the sheer joy of defying the naked rock. 
That joy would die in his breast the moment he knew that 
there was no peak but only unending wall above him. It is 
from the existence of a summit that toiling upwards derives 
its worth. In itse'f climbing is pure pain. 

Perhaps this is the sense in which one must understand 
the slogan: "learning can be fun." Learning as such is not fun. 
It is just pure drudgery. Whatever joy is to be found in learn- 
ing is borrowed joy, borrowed, that is, from the mere exis- 
tence of a peak towards which the path of learning leads, but 
about whose nature the student can only dimly guess. 

If this be the correct view of the matter, the conclusion 
would follow that what the student should expect from the 
teacher is not some trick whereby the pain of learning would 
dissolve. Rather should he hope for periodic eye-witness ac- 
counts of the summit. True, the student might fail to grasp the 
stumbling words that tried to paint the lofty scene, but in the 
fervent tone and flashing eyes he would find evidence enough 
that another had stood on the peak. This would suffice. 

What, then, of holiness? Can the Christian life "be fun"? 
Yes, but in the same sense that climbing and learning can be 
fun. Asceticism is an ugly word and mysticism is a dark one. 
Yet, between them they cover the full range of the Christian s 
life through childhood, school, work, love, marriage, parent- 
hood, old age. The joy which accompanies them is borrowed 
joy, borrowed, that is, from the mere existence of a peak 
hidden in the clouds. 

We must not, then, look to our religious pedagogues fur 
some trick that will make the pain of holiness dissolve. But 
more, we may not hope for occasional eye-witness accounts of 
the summit. In this matter all alike, students and teachers 
must toil upwards in a common faith reposed in a Teacher who 
said "No man has seen the Father but the Son". 

—Father Q'RaiUej 



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Page 3 



Dr. Christie, Psych. Teacher 
Shares Honors, Hobbies, Travels 

By BARBARA SARTORI 

"A fruitful life overflowing with perseverance and stamina," describes, in short, the 
life of Dr. Roberta Christie, psychology teacher at the Mount. Experiencing her childhood 
days in Illinois Dr. Christie attended Mundelein College in Chicago where she received her 
B.A. in English while an active participant instudent government, athletics and journalism. 
It was during this time of her life also that Dr. Christie was converted to the Catholic faith. 
After college Doctor worked for Girl Scouts in various Eastern cities and then over- 
seas with the American Red Cross in England 
for two years during World War II. Arriving 
back in the U.S.A. she attended Columbia Uni- 
versity and received her M.A. and Education 
Degree in Guidance, thus enabling her to serve 
as Group Work Consultant for the New York 
City Youth Board. Next Dr. Christie taught 
education and psychology courses at Brooklyn 
College, then on to Stephens College, Columbia, 
Missouri where she taught psychology and did 
personal counseling. 

As a result of summer vacationing in 
California Dr. Christie finally moved to 
Sacramento where she join- 
ed the Sacramento State Col- 
lege faculty for nine years. 
During this time most of her 
work was with student gov- 
ernment, student activities, 
and supervision of both off- 
campus and on-campus hous- 
ing. She also found time for 
gardening, reading, listening 
to music at concerts or on 
her home high-fi, and for at- 
tending art shows and plays 
in San Francisco. 
In 1958 Dr. Christie w a s 

selected for listing in the first 

edition of WHO'S WHO OF 

AMERICAN WOMEN. Because 

she had the urge to travel, Dr. 

Christie left Sacramento to go 

abroad, visiting such places as 

Europe and the Holy Land. 

Memories of this vacation are 




DR. CHRISTIE 



Phil Rehfeldt, Clarinetist 
MSMC Graduate Student 



Clarinetist Phil Rehfeldt 
comes to the Mount as a grad- 
uate student working toward 
bis Masters in Music. Mr. Reh- 
feldt received top billing at 
the Mount College Chamber 
Symphony, Feb. 5, for his 
solo clarinet performance. 

I . of A. Graduate 

Born in Freeport Illinois, 
Mr. Rehfeldt traveled tc Ari- 
zona after high school to 
claim the University of Ari- 
zona his college Alma mater. 

Motivated not only by the 
desire for further study in 
music, but also by curiosity 
about the "Big City,' Phil 
chose to come to Los Angeles 
and the Mount. 

Phil has played under con- 
ductors Aaron Copland, Ferdi 
Groffe, Carlos Chavez, and 
Howard Hansen. Besides tak- 
ing 12 units of credit at the 
Mount he is studying under 
Kalman Bloch, principal clari- 
netist with the Los Angeles 
Philharmonic Orchestra. 

"Classical music, with 
ouotes on the classical," com- 
ments Phil, "is the only type 
of music I choose to play on 
the clarinet. However, don't 
misunderstand me, I enjoy 
listening to other types of 
music." 

Past and Future 

Uncle Sam has plans for 

Mr. Rehfcldt's immediate fu- 

ture, hut when he gets out of 

service he plans to work 

a semi-professional clari- 

ist, or teach, or both. He 



received a secondary credential 
in education at the U. of A. 

Recalling the past, Phil be- 
longed to Delta Tau Delta 
(social fraternity) and Phi 
Mu Alpha Sinfonia (music 
fraternity). His favorite sports 
are swimming and tenni3. 

Although it seems a long 
way off, Phil hopes to return 
to Los Angeles after his serv- 
ice to make his career in the 
music field. 



brought back to her by an extensive collec- 
tion of slides. 

In April 1961, she received a citation 
from the California Association of Women, 
Deans and Counselors for twenty-five years 
of service to young women. In September, 
1981, Dr. Christie came to Los Angeles to 
teach psychology at the Mount. 

Dr. Christie's social life includes member- 
ship in a vast number of professional and hon- 
orary organizations. Among them are: The 
American Catholic Association, American Per- 
sonnel and Guidance Association and Psi Chi, 
the national honor society of 
psychology. 

Dr. Christie's social life in- 
cludes membership in a vast 
number of professional and 
honorary organizations. Among 
them are: The American Cath- 
olic Association, American Per- 
sonnel and Guidance Associa- 
tion and Psi Chi, the national 
honor society of psychology. 

Dr. Christie centers her 
outside interests on the arls. 
Her favorite writers include 
Thomas Merton, Francis 
Thompson, and Pierre Char- 
les. Georges Roualt, E m i 1 
Nolde and Zurbaran are 
among her favorite artists. 

When asked of her impres- 
sion of the Mount and Stu- 
dents Dr. Christie remarked 
that she loved the Mount and 
the Catholic atmosphere en- 
circling it. "One of my most 
vivid impressions is the atti- 
tude of the girls concerning 
the Mount. Never have I heard 
them make a pessimistic re- 
mark. They certainly hold the 
Mount in high esteem." 



Mount Given 114-Year-Old 
Marble Bust of Pius IX 



Mount St. Mary's College 
received a 114-year old life 
size marble head bust of Pope 
Pius IX on Wednesday, Jan. 
17, as a gift from noted com- 
poser-philanthropist James F. 
(Jimmy) McHugh. 

The presentation was made 
by McHugh to Sister Mary 
Rebecca, Mount St. Mary's 
College president, in cere- 
monies at the Charles Willard 
Coe Memorial Library on the 
main campus. 

The bust, done in Carrara 
marble by Pietro da Torano 
Tenerani (1798-1869), a native 



of Carrara, is signed and dated 
1848 and was blessed per- 
sonally by Pius IX whose 32- 
year pontificate (1846-1878) 
is the longest in the history 
of Roman Catholic Church. 
The pope was born in Senigal- 
lia, Italy, in 1792. 

Sister Rebecca said the gift 
has particular significance be- 
cause it was Pius IX who 
granted final approbation to 
the rule of the Sisters of St. 
Joseph of Carondelet, the or- 
der which operates Mount St, 
Mary's. 




The following Icttfli it- addrefisetl 

t« Hit Mount NlucUnt lioilj l»> s.,,,,? 

ICnnis, social chairman at Queen «1 
Ami;<u Krhool of nniwiag. T-Jiui letter 
ih t>|(i<jti of tin- oonsiiler&Uon 
Queen's Bho'ws the Mount concerning 
many of their social events. Itenafa 
Kcrris, MSMC social chairman, re. 

(gueafa ihit, !>«• brought t<i MottntieV 

attention. 

Queens Invites 
Mounties to Mixer 

Dear Student Body: 

You are cordially invited to 
attent "Mixen" With the An- 
gels" to be held at Queen of 
Angels School of Nursing, 626 
N. Coronado Terrace on Feb- 
ruary 23, from 8:00 p.m. to 
12:30 a.m. 

The attire is dressy sport. 
Foi only $.75 you can dance 
to the delightful music of 
"The Emeralds." 
VV< will be looking forward to 
g you then. 

Sincere;. . 
Nancy Ennis 
Social Chairman I 



AAount Sets Precedent; 
Nominates Two for State 

Jane Lueke and Julie Pso- 
mas have been chosen to run 
for state secretary of S-CTA. 
This is the first time the 
Mount S-CTA has nominated 
members for a state office. 



In answer to a need which 
ve fesl exists on campus, we 
are offering a new service t r 
our readers. We will be glad 
o answer any pressing prob 
ns you may wish to have 
-olved. (No charge will br 
nade for this offer). 

Several people have already 
niormed us of urgent prob- 
'ems, and we will here attempt 
lo help them out of their dif- 
ficulties. 
Dear 50-50, 

I am a sophomore, but I do 

iot seem to "belong," as the 

saying goes. As a matter o." 

fact, I do not know any of my 

^mates. What can I do to 

be popular? 

Sincerely. 
Hilda Glutz 
Dear Hilda, 
Learn to twist. 

F. McG. & I. G. 
Dear F. McG & I. G. 

I am a freshman, and my 
mother insists that I eat three 
balanced meals every day. 

Nora Nutrition 
Dear Nora, 
Sorry. 

F. McG. & I. G. 
Dear 50-50, 

I have tried for three years 
to get the Belles instituted at 
MSMC. Now that we have 
won, I cannot join because I 
:im a. senior. Can I do any- 
thing about this? 

As ever, 
Poncinella Raufau 



T)ear Ponci, 
Fake it. 

F. McG. & I. G. 

•ear F. McG. & I. G, 
I am a junior carrying 23 
nits. Although the semester 
as just started. I find that 
Iready I am two weeks be- 
lind in my studies. I am look- 
ing for someone to help me 
van my problem. 

Yours intellectually, 
Sara Scholar 

3ear Sara, 

When you find someone let 
is know. 

F. McG. & I. G. 

Dear 50-50, 

I have a personal question. 
Are you one person ? Are you 
really a student at the Mount? 
What is your name? 

Sincerely, 
Nullis Nomini 

Dear Nulli, 

No. Yes. We will reveal our 

names at the end of the jear. 

F. McG. & I. G. 

Dear F. McG. & I.G. 

I was crushed that you did 
not mention Westwords in 
your last column. Can you 
possibly make up the over- 
sight? I would appreciate it 
very much. 

Yours medievally, 
Jonnie Patricia Mobley 
Dear J. P. M., 

Yes. Westwords. Westwords. 
F. McG. * I. <i. 



With Apologies to Genesis 7:24 



'And the Waters Held Their Own 
Over the Earth for Five Days' 



In those days, the Almighty sent a great 
flood, and the dam of heaven he loosed, and 
chaos rained down upon southern California. 
And there was great tribulation among the 
people, so that they abandoned homes and 
sought a higher land. 

These people being unprepared, there 
arose strange customs and manners of 
dress. And on the Mount of SI. Mary, the 
students began to wear all manner of 
foreign dollies: long, loose-filting hose, in 
diverse colors; strange and most hole] 
cloth shoes, the oldesl that could be 
found; skirts of great length, as were 
worn in the times of the giants; ureat 
lengths of transparent material, with 
which they bound head and hooks. 

And among these student there rose up 
prophets who chided them with their mis- 
deeds, and spoke of forty days and forty 
nights, and even of an end of the world. But 
the students were unheeding, and continued in 
their studious pursuits. 

And all these things the people endured, 



all the while keeping their own counsel and 
preparing pleas to send by sea to the governor. 
And on the fifth day the flood had 
passed, and the city of the angels, stripped 
bare of fertile earth, raised it an altar to 
the Most High, and made burnt offerings. 
And the Lord, smelling a scent which 
pleased him, made resolve to command 
the floodgates of heaven to be closed. And 
the people rejoiced. 

But on the Mount of St. Mary, the stu- 
dents were not glad. And they began to mur- 
mur against the heavenly gates. Why should 
this deluge stop? they said; why can it i 
last forty days and forty nights, as it did in 
the days of our fathers? 

For then we would not have to go to 
school. But the more wise among them 
bethought themselves of tin destruction which 
the flood had wrought, and pondering this. 
gave thanks to the Lord; whereupon he waa 

ed, and discounted the foolishness of the 
others. 



Page 4 



MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



Wednesday, February 21, 1962 



Marian Art Club Invites 
Public to Annual Festival 



"We want everyone from 
boyfriends to grandmothers 
for our upcoming Art Festi- 

Natalie Cirello 
In Prexy Duties 

New Art Club president-of- 
one-month Natalie Cirello is 
already busy organizing the 
scheduled May Art Festival 
and re-organizing the club files 
and materials destroyed by the 
fire. 

"We are literally starting all 
over again," says Natalie. The 
new president's duties also in- 
clude co-ordinating art proj- 
ects for the various clubs on 
campus. 

Sophomore Natalie recently 
finished art work for the sen- 
ior yearbook and the next 
WESTWORBS issue. She is 
not interested in commercial 
art, however, but intends to be 
a "starving, struggling, full- 
time artist." 



val." says Art Club President 
Natalie Cirello. The annual fete 
is tentatively scheduled for 
May 9 and proposes the par- 
ticipation of the Art Club it- 
self, plus English, drama, 
dance, and music organiza- 
tions. 

The day-long festival will 
feature a symposium on mod- 
ern composers directed by Dr. 
Matt Doran, and a program of 
modern interpretive dance. 

Campus artists hoping to 
contribute should consult the 
club or department of their 
specific talent, and organize an 
entry there. The work of the 
various clubs will then be co- 
ordinated by the Art Club. 
Those who fit no certain niche 
may enter independently, as 
the Balladaires are doing. 

The Art Club planners stress 
that "the festival is open to the 
general public and that they 
hope the students will help to 
publicize it as a major artis- 
tic event." 



Lanz, Reed-Barton Hold 
Co-ed Fashion Contests 



Sisters Attend Meetings 



The annual meeting of the 
Western College Association 
in Fresno will be attended by 
Siser Rebecca, Sister M. Bri- 
gid, Sister Alice Marie, Sister 
Mercia Louise, and Sister M. 
Germaine, February 22 and 23. 

The same sisters will con- 
tinue north to Oakland the 
following day to attend the 



White Caps 
Choose Hiroko 

White Caps have chosen 

Hiroko Shimooka to represent 

the Mount in the contest for 

Student Nurse of the Year. 

Hiroko is a past officer of 
the White Caps and is pro- 
gram chairman for the nurs- 
ing convention of the SNAC 
to be held in Los Angeles in 
April. 

She was a delegate to the 
inter-state workshop in nurs- 
ing and a delegate and cor- 
k mding secretary to an- 
other workshop in San Fran- 
cisco; she also attended the 
Student Nurses' Convention in 
San Diego last year. 



annual meeting of the South- 
western Regional Unit of the 
College and University De- 
partment of the National 
Catholic Education Depart- 
ment, at Holy Names College. 
Sister Germaine, as chairman 
of the Committee on Grad- 
uate Studies of this organiza- 
tion, will conduct a meeting 
of the group that afternoon. 



Sisters Retire 

(Continued from Page 2) 
As Catholic educators, these 
two devoted and able teachers 
have done much. Music and 
Biological Science are both 
Studies in which the mind of 

1 is governed by stated 

I. Both teach discipline 
and creative thinking. Each of 

o devoted teachers by 
teaching well have given their 
students the correct direction, 
have given their students the 
norms of discipline and of 

tive use of their m 
Both have directed their stu- 

ts toward the greatest 
good. 

— P\V 



Cammas Prepare Tea, 
Party for Pledges 

The Gammas are busily 
working on preparations for 
the coming rush tea and party. 
The party, with its traditional- 
ly secret theme, promises to 
be unusual and much fun for 
all those attending. 

Gammas are also starting 
preparations for their annual 
sorority party, which is the 
activity in the sorority 
that the new pledges will at- 
tend. 



Plan Style Show 
For Trip; Prizes 

The winner of the second 
annual Lanz College Coed 
Fashion Contest will win a 
bevy of fabulous prizes includ- 
ing a trip to Europe via Pan- 
American Clipper Jet, tuition 
and room and board at the 
European university of her 
choice for a summer session, 
and a complete travel ward- 
robe of Lanz clothes. 

This contest, open only to 
college women, involves plan- 
ning a Lanz fashion show for 
your college campus, including 
promotional plans, stage set- 
tings and merchandise to be 
featured. 

To enter, you simply go to 
any store carrying Lanz Orig- 
inals and pick up an entry 
blank and folder and fill it out. 

Second prize will be a com- 
plete wardrobe. Third prize is 
a $150.00 Lanz merchandise 
certificate, while fourth and 
fifth place winners will receive- 
$100.00 Lanz merchandise cer- 
tificates. 

Entry blanks must be post- 
marked no later than March 
15, 1962, with winners noti- 
fied not later than April 15. 



Those desiring further in- 
formation in the Reed & 
Barton "Silver Competition" 
should contact Martha Sprigg, 
student representative for the 
contest at Mount Saint Mary's 
College. 

Martha also has a sample 
kit containing twelve of the 
most popular Reed & Barton 
designs so that entrants may 
actually see the sterling pat- 
terns. 



The Mount chapter of 
Lambda Iota Tail, National 
Collegiate Honor Society for 
students of literature, is ac- 
c e p t i n g applications for 
membership. 

Any student with 9 units 
of literature, a 3.0 average 
in English, a 2.5 overall 
average, and an acceptable 
paper, should submit a copy 
of her paper to Sister Mary 
Patricia by March 2G. 

Those who qualify will be 
notified in April. 

Reception of new members 
will be held April 25. 



Silver Opinions 
Asked in Contest 

During February and March, 
Reed & Barton, America's old- 
est major silversmiths, are 
conducting a "Silver Opinion 
Competition." Scholarship 
awards totalling $2050 are be- 
ing offered to women students 
at a few selected colleges and 
universities. 

The "Silver Opinion Compe- 
tition" entry form illustrates 
twelve sterling designs and 
nine designs of china and crys- 
tal. The entrants lists her 
choice of the six best combina- 
tions to match certain design 
periods. 

Awards will be made to en- 
tries coming closest to unani- 
mous selections of table-set- 
ting editors from three of the 
nation's leading magazines. 

First grand award is a $500 
cash scholarship; second, a 
$300 scholarship; third, a $250 
scholarship; fourth, fifth and 
sixth awards are $200 scholar- 
ships; and seventh, eighth, 
ninth and tenth are $100 schol- 
arships. There will also be 100 
awards of sterling silver, fine 
china and crystal retailing at 
approximately $50 each. 




Mount Nurses 
Host State Meet 

The Mount campus will host 
the next meeting of the Stu- 
dent Nursing Association of 
California March 13. At this 
meeting the finalists for the 
award of Student Nurse of the 
Year will be presented. 

The occasion will mark the 
beginning of Student Nurses' 
Week. March 13 to 15. During 
the five days, student nurses 
1 1 "in the Los Angeles and 
neighboring counties will visit 
Clinics, orphanages and other 
institutions, and will hold a 
career day for high school 
students interested in nursing. 

A banquet for all the nurses 
in the participating division of 
the SNAC will climax the 
week. 



1962 COLLEGE CO ED FASHION CONTEST 

WIN A ROUND TRIP TO EUROPE VIA 

PAN AM JET CLIPPER* 

AN0 A SUMMER SESSION 

AT THE UNIVERSITY OF YOUR CHOICE* 

PLUS A COMPLETE LANZ TRAVEL WARDROBE. 

In addition, there are opportunities to win 
24 various Lanz wardrobe prizes! 



Entry blanks and complete information available at 

1 "^ \m.i i,k, CI50 Wllshirc Blvd., open 
Hon, & Thuri*. evenings 

WE8TWOOD, 947 Wektivood Blvd., opvt 
Hon. ,\ I rt , * , U s 

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CONTEST CLOSES MARCH 15. 1962. 
Winners will be announced by April 15, 1962. 



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Volume XVIII. No. 8 



Wednesday, March 13, 1962 



TWO YEAR PROGRAM 



Interviews, Tests Held 
At Downtown Campus 




Rothschild Photo 

Applicants for the Two Year Program at the Downtown Campus were tested 
March 3 in the Pompeiian Room of the former Doheny Estate. 



High school seniors, who 
which to apply for fall admis- 
sion to the Mount's new two 
year Associate of Arts pro- 
gram at the Downtown Cam- 
pus, will be tested and inter- 
viewed on Saturday, April 7, 
from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Acade- 



Honor Society 
Reads Papers 

Phi Alpha Theta, historical 
honor society, has chosen the 
papers of two Mount students 
to be read at the society's 
meeting in San Diego on March 
31. 

The students are Toni Yed- 
nakovich, senior whose paper 
is entitled "Pickett's Charge 
at the Battle of Gettysburg", 
and Mary Erschoen, whose to- 
pic was "Theodore Roosevelt 
and the Pure Food and Drug 
Act of 1906". Both girls are 
senior history majors; Toni is 
president of the Eusebians- 
IRC, and Mary is editor of the 
View. 

Both of the papers accepted 
by Phi Alpha Theta were ori- 
ginally submitted as theses to 
the Mount history department 
in partial satisfaction for the 
Bachelor of Arts degree. 



mic counsellors will be avail- 
able at the Downtown Campus 
to aid the applicants in choos- 
ing their program. No appoint- 
ments are necessary for the 
1 eating and interviewing. 

This is the second day of 
testing and interviewing sched- 
uled. On March 3, 204 girls 
were interviewed and tested. 

When this new program 
opens in the fall, the Mount 
will become the first Catholic 



college on the West Coast to 
offer an Associate of Arts 
degree. The program will focus 
on the needs of the individual 
student. The program offers 
courses in preparation for 
upper division college work 
and complete two year pro- 
grams in secretarial training, 
art, inusic, homemaking, air- 
line stewardess training and 
other specialized fields of 
study of interest to women. 



Original Plays Spark 
Masquer Schedule 



The Masquers' new program 
for the spring semester, in 
connection with the Fine Arts 
Festival, will be three one-act 
plays, two of them original 
plays written by Mount stu- 
dents. Sam's Byre is a fantasy 
written by Donna (Schneider) 
Huckaby. Everybody Lovos 
Uncle Ross is the title of the 
play written by Jonnie Mob- 
ley, president of the Parnas- 
sians. The third play in the 
scries is Ioncsco's The Bald 
Soprano. Tryouts for the play 
begin on March 13. Everyone 



is welcome to read for these 
plays. 

The theatre-in-concert play, 
The Smell of Cinnamon, which 
was received at the Mount on 
February 20, was recently 
toured to St. Mary's Academy. 
The touring group earned a 
standing ovation, "insuring the 
success of the group as a self- 
producing organization," says 
Maggie Conley, Masquer 
president. Further plans for 
the theatre - in - concert pre- 
sentations include a perfor- 
mance of The Smell of Cinna- 
mon for Bellarmine-Jefferson 
High School. 



Psychology Society 
Honors Dr. Christie 
With Membership 

Dr. Roberta Christie, Mount professor of psychology, has 
been named an affiliate member of Lumen Vitae, the Interna- 
tional Commission of Religious Psychology. Rev. A. Godin, 
S.J., Secretariat of the Commission, notified Dr. Christie of 
her selection. 

The Commission, with headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, 
conducts Institutes in Religious Education and Religious Psy- 
chology, and publishes an annual journal and a quarterly re- 
view containing reports of research projects. 

Membership on the Commission is granted to psycholo- 
gists and theologians who have specific professional qualities 
and who are engaged in research in the field of religious 
psychology. 

Concert Features 
Student Soloists 

Four award winning Southern California music students 
will be featured in solo roles at the concert of the Mount St. 
Mary's Chamber Symphony on Monday, March 26 at 8:15 p.m. 
in the Little Theater. Dr. Evenson Will conduct the concert, 
which includes Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 for Piano, 
Violin, Flute and Orchestra, Copland's Quiet City, and Schu- 
bert's Symphony No. 6. 



The VIEW staff joins with 
the student body in offering 
its sympathy to the- family of 
Rosalind Stewart, former 
Mount student ('63), who was 
killed in a plane crash on 
March 1. 

While at the Mount, Rosa- 
lind was in the nursing pro- 
gram. At the time of the 
plane crash, she was com- 
pleting her training as a 
stewardess, and would have 
been assigned to a regular 
flight. 



Mount Wins 
Honor Medal 



Mount St. Mary's College 
has recently been awarded the 
George Washington Honor 
Medal from the Freedoms 
Foundation for its 1960 Bill 
of Rights program. 

Helen Kirk and Colleen Wil- 
son, 1960-61 student-body vice- 
president and Eusebian presi- 
dent respectively, were coordi- 
nators of the prize-winning 
program. The Mount's Bill of 
Rights scrapbook, which re 
corded all Mount activities dur 
ing the 1960 Bill of Rights 
Week, received third place in 
the Bill of Rights judging at 
Coast Federal Savings, original 
sponsor of Los Angeles' Bill 
of Rights Week. 

The Mount also won a $100 
grant from Freedoms Foun- 
dation for its 1959 program. 



The Mount extends its 
sympathy on the death of 
l)r. D. K. Bjork. Dr. Bjork 
was Professor Emeritus of 
llistory at U.C.L.A. 12e was 
a member of the Mount fa- 
culty until recently. May he 
rest in peace. 



What's Inside 

• 'Nuromburg' Review 

• Suicidal Tendencies? 

• VIEW Evaluation 



The soloists are David 
Weiss, oboist; Victor Stein- 
hardt, pianist; Dianne Plum- 
rner, violinist; and Anita Do- 
novetsky, flutist. Victor and 
David have appeared as so- 
loists with the Los Angeles 
Philharmonic in their' Sym- 
phonies for Youth concerts. 
Dianne represented the Los 
Angeles City schools at the 
recent Music Educators Con- 
ference in Salt Lake City. In 
1961 she won the American 
String Teachers Association 
scholarship at the String Con- 
gress at Michigan State Uni- 
versity. Anita is a member of 
the Festival Woodwind Quintet 
which is currently playing a 
concert series over radio sta- 
tion KXLU. 



Its Spring 
Let's Sing! 

Spring Sing time is here 
again. The Mount will hold its 
annual Spring Sing on Friday 
March 23 at 8 p.m. in the 
Little Theater. The event, 
sponsored by Sigma Alpha 
Iota, features entries from 
Mount . clubs and campus 
groups. 

Mr. Thomas Bottcne, drama 
instructor at the Mount, will 
be the Master of Ceremonies 
for the Spring Sing. Judges 
are Mr! Machamer and Miss 
Helena Sundgren. 

Dress rehearsal is on Wed- 
nesday March 21 in the Little 
Theater. 

Admission to the Spring 
Sing is $1.00. 



Institute Asks 
Dr. Christie 

Dr. Roberta Christie, Mount 
psychology instructor, has re- 
ceived a National Science 
Foundation grant to partici- 
pate in an Institute on Con- 
temporary Scientific Psycho- 
logy this summer. The insti- 
tute will be held from July S 
to August 17 at Beloit College 
in Beloit, Wisconsin. 



Page 



MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



Wednesday, March 13, 1962 















LETTERS 



WWVWMWVWVWWWWWV 



To whom it may concern : 

During Ihe last semester, 
and especially during the las! 
few months, much stress has 
been put on the students of 
Mount St. Mary's College to 
take a stand for or against 
the Nuclear Testing Program. 
The result of this would be to 
communicate the school's reso- 
lution to the United States 
Disarmament Commission in 
regard to this issue. 

However, am I to suppose 
that action will be taken ac- 
cording to the resolution of 
this or any other school? 
Would the Government or any 



other military authority even 
consider our decisions? 

Having a close relative who 
has personal contact with the 
President, his cabinet and 
staff, I can say that decisions 
affecting our military status 
are in no way influenced by 
ihe resolutions of Mount. St. 
Mary's College or any other 
school. These decisions arc 
solely the responsibility of 
the President, his staff and 
committees, and are based en- 
tirely on their findings. 

How can we, who have a 
scant idea of the problem, ever 
hope to influence these people 



St. Joseph: A Man 
Extraordinary 



What is the measure of a 
man? Is it the evaluation of 
what he does during his life- 
time? Or is it the considera- 
tion of how he does what he 
does during his lifetime? 

If a man be measured by 
what he has done, St. Joseph 
■was a man out of the ordinary. 
He lived a hidden life all the 
way. To his neighbors at 
Nazareth, he was just a car- 
penter. But his neighbors knew 
that he was just, that he was 
honest, that his work was 
good, that he lived by the 
religious principles of his 
people, that he obeyed the 
laws of the land, and that he 
was a good husband and a 
good father. His hidden life 
was both ordinary and ex- 
traordinary. 

If a man be measured by 
bow he has accomplished what 
he has done, St. Joseph was 
the most extraordinary of all 
mankind. During his silent 
y»-ars, he performed his car- 
1< 'iter's work well, he lived 
Ehi laws he was bound by 
rientiously, but most of 
providing the best 
protection find the totality of 
t . material needs of his Holy 
and his wife. St. Joseph 
was an extrordinary man be- 
lli performed his or- 



dinary courage, justice, wis- 
dom and love. — P.W. 



VIEW Offers 
Date Ideas 
For March 

* * OFF CAMPUS * * 
MUSIC: 

March 15-16 Los Angeles 
Philharmonic Orchestra; Isaac 
Stern-violin; March 16 Odetta; 
Santa Monica Civic Audi- 
torium; March 17 Orange 
County Philharmonic; L.A. 
Philharmonic Aud. Miseha El- 
man - violin; Jose Iturbi-con- 
ductor. 

DRAMA: 

March 10-Apr. 14 Dark at 
the Top of the Stairs; North- 
ridge Theater Guild; March 
0-19 Student One-Act Plays; 
Immaculate Heart College (no 
charge); March 12-24 Thurber 
Carnival with Imogene Coca; 
Huntington Hartford. 

* * ON CAMPUS * * 
Ml SIC: 

March 18 Senior Recital; 
March 23 Spring Sing; March 
26 Symphony of the Mount; 
Little Theater 

LECTURE: 

April 3 Dr. Speroni from 
UCLA on "The Divine Comedy 
and its Relevance to Modern 
Man." 




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VIEW STAFF 



Editor-in-Chief Mary Erschoen 

Page 1 Editor Enid Evans 

Assistant Michaelie Simon 

Page 2 Editor Pat Wedemeyer 

Page 3 Editor K lefontaine 

Page 4 Editor Mi. hele Mayotte 

Shcri Chapman 

Toni Christiansen 
y Jo Hanley 

Eleanoi Horrigan 

Business Jo Ann Pinto 

Circulation Manap. i Patty Digges 

Sister Mary, C.S.J. 



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who are more than aware of 
the entire situation? The in- 
formation that we receive is 
mainly from the newspaper 
and magazines of the day 
which are often editorialized 
to fit the demand of the pub- 
lic. Almost every article print- 
ed today is editorialized by the 
writer to such a degree that 
the American public can never 
know the true or entire situa- 
tion. This is true not only of 
nuclear testing, but also of the 
Cuba situation. The entire 
issue dealing with Cuba was 
never released to the press, and 
that which was, bore the 
opinions of the writer. 

Since we can only obtain a 
partial idea of the problems 
and the facts concerned with 
it, what exactly is the purpose 
of the meetings to discuss nu- 
clear testing? Perhaps the time 
spent at these discussions 
would benefit the students 
more if it was put into study- 
ing, and to leave the decisions 
to those members of the Gov- 
ernment who know, apprehend, 
and understand the entire 
issue. 

Anonymous 

At the risk of incurring the 
wrath of the writer of this let- 
ter as well as the wrath of the 
student government, we will 
answer this letter. First of all, 
we doubt that there is any in- 
tention of attempting to influ- 
ence the United States Gov- 
ernment on such a question 
with regard to policy-making 
on the part of the student 
body. The purpose of such a 
petition, as we see it. is to do 
nothing more than express the 
opinion of this group of stu- 
dents in this situation; they 
certainly are not intent upon 
changing the United States' 
policies with the admittedly 
meager information they pos- 
sess — if it were possible for 
them to do. They merely want 
their opinion to be heard. 

Admittedly, any writer writ- 
ing for publication leaves some 
imprint of his own opinion 
within his articles. But, if 
several articles relating to the 
same topic arc perns it, it is 
likel\ that the number of opin- 
ions expressed will roughlj 
correspond to the number of 
articles read. It is left to the 
intelligent and critical reader 
to ferret the falsity from the 
truth by his knowledge 'if pre- 
lims action taken on similar 
questions. 

finally, at the risk of sound- 
ing like Plinj tin- Elder, we 
would like to repeal that must 

students infer that fhej e< 

to college in learn to think. 

Vlthough, with little insult 

intended, student government 
In on- often seems concerned 

with 1) trivia, and 2) <|iies- 
tions outside its sphere ot in- 

riuence, tin- time spent hi such 

s Student acth itj is somewhat 
beneficial in making THINK- 
ING people. \iul therefore is 

it not oi s • v alue, howi * i r 

little? — r w. 



After Questionnaire 
VIEW To Evaluate 



During the coming week 
Mount students will be asked 
to fill out a questionnaire, 
prepared and distributed by 
members of the journalism 
class. The purpose of this 
questionnaire is to discover 
what role the VIEW plays on 
this campus, to see if the 
newspaper is really in contact 
with the realities of student 
life. We hope that all students 
will use this opportunity to 
voice their opinions, positive 
or negative. 

Our aims regarding the 
VIEW were expressed in the 
lirst issue of the newspaper 
in September. We believed 
then, and still do, that the 
campus newspaper is the 
sounding-board for student 
opinion, the forum for airing 
student problems, the reflec- 
tion of student life. 

In the past six months we 
have explored and criticized 
much of student life on this 
campus, including such organi- 
zations as NSA and student 
government. We have done 
this, not so much with an eye 



to criticize individuals in these 
groups as much as to ask the 
organizations to evaluate 
themselves on this campus, to 
analyze their actions in rela- 
tion to our own student com- 
munity. Each year the Mount 
•grows larger; each year her 
scope is broadened. Institu- 
tions must adjust to this 
change, must constantly re- 
evaluate themselves in the 
light of changing conditions. 

The campus newspaper is no 
exception to this re-evalua- 
tion process. It, too, must 
analyze its policies and re- 
late them to the student com- 
munity. It may well be that 
these polices are in need of 
change or redirection. If so, 
now is the time to begin. And 
this is where each student is 
asked to cooperate. The MEW 
is a student newspaper; we 
ask now for a student evalua- 
tion. Only by maintaining % 
real contact with student life 
and problems can the MEW 
continue to call itself a stu- 
dent newspaper. M.E. 



Of Time and 
Or, Bijouterie 



Life 



The inner mechanism of 
the wrist watch remains an 
object of wonder and admira- 
tion even in this advanced age 
of computers and satellites. 
What child has ever resisted 
for long the temptation to 
pry off the shiny case in an 
effort to see what lies under- 
neath the sightless face and 
groping hands. And when he 
did, what wonder filled him at 
the sight of tiny wheels, deli- 
cate spindles, jewelled bear- 
ings. 

Well might he wonder, for if 
he but knew it, he was look- 
ing at the heavens in minia- 
ture. The cycles and epicycles 
of Ptolemy's astronomy are 
there to imitate the move- 
ments of the stars, to count 
our nights and days. Oddl\ 
the Greek word "kosmos" can 
mean a jewel, and jewellers 
sell watches, and. a watch is a 
little cosmos. One could get 
lost in reflections on the per- 
Cection of the watchmaker's 
art, on how men strive to 
match the precious character 
of time by the care bestowed 
upon its keeper, oi 

instancy of stellar motion 
in a box no bigger than a dime. 

Such for the thoughtful 

( llristhUI is the Mass in rela- 
tion to loan's life anil history. 
Into the space ot .< bare taalf- 
hour is compressed an epi- 
tome of the cosmic drama oi 
God'S meeting with His crea- 
tures. (, mi "who at sundrj 
' s ami in elixirs manners; 



spoke in times past to the 
fathers by the prophets" 
speaks again as the Scriptures 
are read from the altar. "Last 
of all He spoke by His Son", 
and in the Mass we see "Him 
who was made a little l«->s 
than the angels" tasting death 
for all. Yet by His death He 
became life for the building 
up of His Body, the Church, 
which now He does through 
the Eucharist. Thus is en- 
compassed the history of sal- 
vation. But within the larger 
movement of the centuries we 
see engaged the wheels of 
daily life of Everyman - the 
learning of wisdom, the endur- 
ing of Buffering, the giving of 
himself to others in work, the 
ascent ol his praise to (.ml 
and the descent of grace to 
earth. All of (his mechanism 
is powered bj Hie springs of 

mercy and love. It is enclosed 

in a Ihix - the language, the 
music, the texts of the liturgy- 

whieh centuries of art ha\c 

devised, a veritable jewel of 
life. 

Thiiik of h these Lenten 
mornings when you waki 
the last moment and reach t"r 
\ .Mir v at oh. 

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Page 3 



Suicidal Tendencies Cited 
Among Collegiates 

Around finals time for the fall semester of this year an 
article appeared in the January 22 issue of Newsweek which 
cited, along with other results, the many nationwide suicides 
among America's collegiates due to exam tension. 

One large college (I hope) in Gainesville, Fla., claimed 
that before psychiatrists and psychologists went to work on 
the students, there was an average of five suicides a year. 
Investigation of the reasons behind such obnoxious behavior 
was soon begun. (One can easily see the danger to the enroll- 
ment, if such carryings on continued.) 

It is rather indicative of something, that here at the 
Mount, an ideal place for suicides, we have no record of any 
such occurrence. One need only look out from any good van- 
tage point on the campus to see a myriad of relatively good 
hanging trees and any number of dangerously steep and roll- 
ing slopes. 

Are Mounties so well adjusted that this thought never 
enters their minds or could it be that the thought has come, 
but since the fire, there is a good chance that any stress on 
one of the now brittle trees would result in one felled tree 
and a rather sloppy and unsuccessful hanging job? 

At any rate, the article continued to give psychological 
explanations of the mental block that causes many students 
to flunk out on exams. 

"If you follow the preordained scholastic rut your family 
expects, there's no way to rebel except by flunking out. 
Therapy can show the student he's hurting himself more than 
bis parents, and should find some healthier way to rebel." 

It is a little difficult to determine what "a healthier way 
to rebel" would be, outside of the perfect murder, but this 
too has been beyond the scope of Mounties (to date, at least). 
This all goes to prove that here in this remote corner of Los 
Angeles dwell a group of women (excluding certain music 
enthusiasts), who have cut themselves off from the rest of 
the wacky world of education to live a healthy, happy life 
among hanging trees and suicide slopes? 

New Deal on Campus 



February 28, the first Stu- 
dent-Faculty Coffee Hour took 
place on the Mount campus. 
Coffee hours are on trial basis 
to judge their effectiveness as 
a replacement for Junior-Sen- 
ior, Frosh-Soph Assemblies. 

Pertinent Topics 

Some of the topics discussed 
at the first coffee hour in- 
cluded: 

a) Should Mount St. Mary's 
adopt a three-quarter sys- 
tem for the college year 
rather than semesters? 

b) Should students establish 
a student senate to take 
care of legislation rather 
than leaving such legisla- 
tion for student body 
meetings? 

O Do our students have too 
many activities, and 
should activities be cut 
down? 

d) Does student government 
really mean anything to 
the average student? 



Would they be better or 
worse off without it? 
Immediate Action 

At a meeting following the 
coffee hour, student council 
began taking action on the 
suggestions offered. First in 
the line of action is an in- 
vestigation as to the set up 
of student government at the 
Mount, its effectiveness and 
need. After investigation, pro- 
posals for changes in the con- 
stitution will be taken up if 
found necessary. 

Secondly, student council 
members are checking into the 
possibility of having a debate 
to show pros and cons to the 
three quarter systemn. 
Another One 

A second coffee hour will be 
held after mid-terms, around 
the beginning or middle of 
April. Everyone is invited to 
attend these coffee hours and 
to bring up any topic they 
want to discuss. The at- 
mosphere is informal, and the 
coffee's free. 



50 



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This is the "go go culture" 
edition of 50-50. We shall 
endeavor to bring you up to 
date on all the social and cul- 
tural activities in and around 
Los Angeles. 

Before we begin, however, 
lest we forget: for Jonnie 
Mobly — Westwords. Also, for 
those of you who enjoy out- 
door sports, watch for Heidi. 
Heidi is small, with short dark 
hair, and is frequently seen 
along the fire road, writing 
View editorials as she at- 
tempts to climb out of the 
ruts she often falls into. 

On to loftier subjects: the 
sorority presents will take 
place in the following order — 
Kappas on March 18, Gam- 
mas on March 25, and Taus on 
April 1. We haven't asked the 
Taus their opinion as to ap- 
propriateness of date. 

Out in the world: IHC has 
planned a series of double 
bills: March 18 at 8:30 A 
Phoenix too Frequent and 
End Game, March 16 The 
Browning Version and The 
Chairs. On the 17 we have a 
double double bill with a 
matinee (2 30) performance 
of Fumed Oak and a repeat of 
End Game, and the evening 
repeats of A Phoenix too Fre- 
quent and The Browning Ver- 
sion. These are all one-acts, 
and as yet no word has leak- 
ed out as to prices. 

The Coronet Theater offers 
live drama at student rates. 
Currently they are offering 
Hardly A Kind Word about 
Anybody (we've never heard 
of it either) ; see bulletin 
board outside the caf for 
further details. 

Music lovers: the L.A. 
Opera Co. offers the following 
at the Wilshire-Ebell: on 
March 17, Carmen; March 24, 
Cavalleria Rusticana and 1 
Pagliacci (one of those has got 
to be a matinee) ; March 30, 
Tosoa; April 7, Andrea Che- 
nier. 

Budding actresses : Loyola 
is holding try-outs for female 
parts in their forthcoming 
play, Arthur Miller's The 
Crucible. 



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Miss Smith, '59 Mount Grad 
Returns as Art Teacher 



"Art, unfortunately, is most 
often considered as a luxury 
rather than as the definite 
necessity that it is," believes 
Miss Diane Smith — a young, 
new addition to the Mount art 
department. Miss Smith, who 
was a '59 Mount graduate 
(cum laude), has always found 
art a fascinating subject for 
study, and, as a specialist in 
art history, is successfully im- 
parting this fascination on stu- 
dents and friends alike. 
Shifting Interests 

Miss Smith was born in Ana- 
conda, Montana, and has trav- 
eled throughout the Northwest. 
The greatest attraction of this 
section of the country is its 
"great scenic beauty" — espe- 
cially that of Washington. 
While attending the Mount 
C55-'59) her major interest 
shifted from English to history 
to French and, finally at the 
end of her sophomore year, it 
settled permanently on art. 
"I'd always been interested in 
art and read quite a bit about 
it so it was just a natural 
transition in the end." The will 
to teach seemed to come just 
as naturally to Miss Smith — 
"It's more than a job, it's defi- 
nitely a vocation." 

Mount Teacher 

Being an ex-Mountie, the de- 
cision to come and teach at 
the Mount was not a difficult 
one. The opportunities, she be- 
lieves, to develop strong teach- 
er-student ties in a small col- 
lege such as the Mount are nu- 
merous and necessary. To offer 
opportunities for the art stu- 
dents to "mingle," the depart- 
ment has set up a sort of art- 
ist's garret-styled room in 104 




MISS DIANE SMITH 

Brady — the walls of which are 
sprinkled with the works of 
our talented Mounties. 

Miss Smith's extra-curricu- 
lar interests are centered 
around art and music. Her 
favorite painters (". . . if I 
had to choose") are Cezanne 
and Rouault. Musically she 
favors jazz — particularly the 
jazz of Miles Davis. 

Busy Future 

As for the future plans of 
the art department. Miss Smith 
would like to introduce a 
course in primitive art by next 
year. Why primitive? "... be- 
cause few people know much 
about it and many modern 
painters (i.e. Picasso) often 
revert to it." 



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MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



Nuremberg — Dynamic, 
Shocking Blockbuster 



By TOM CHRISTIANSEN 

Take our controversial issue 
of moral justice; add one di- 
rector with a taste and reputa- 
tion for making films on such 
issues; assemble a cast with 
the talent and experience to 
carry off such themes with 
force and realism; put them 
together and you have a block- 
buster — Judgment at Nurem- 
berg — dynamic, shocking, pow- 
erful. 

From the moment Nurem- 
burg crashes onto the screen, 
it is a compelling and adult 
film. Director Stanley Kramer 
(The Defiant Ones, On the 
Beach) has created a swift- 
moving, realistic film which 
hits at some points like a slap 
in the face. 

Action centers around the 
1948 war trials of the Ger- 
man judges at Nuremburg, the 
old mecca of Nazi power. The 
film revolves around two 
views: the people involved and | 
their own human dramas, and i 



the morality at stake. ' 

From the multitude of big 
names in Judgment it is diffi- 
[ cult to say who are the stars. 
Veteran actor Spencer Tracy 
receives top billing for his por- 
! trayal of the reflective New 
England judge who takes 
charge of the seven-month 
trials. As a dignified, somber 
German judge — defendant. 
Bert Lancaster plays a role 
totally out of character, but 
excellent. The young German 
actor Maximilian Schell as the 
attorney for the defense gives 
a stunning performance- 

The supporting cast of Nu- 
ernberg is the best any film 
has had for a long time. 

But of all the cast, the 
one person who stands out 
above all of them for sheer 
acting brilliance is Montgom- 
ery Clift. In his role as a sim- 
ple-minded German farmer 
castrated by the Nazis, he 
gives a magnificent, shattering! 
performance. 



Wednesday, March 13, 1962 



According to the Record... 



"Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbcrvilles," 

paper written by Barbara Selna, former Moun- 
tie, was selected for publication in the Feb- 
ruary 1962 issue of Explicator magazine. 

• • • 

Sister Richard Joesph, chairman of the 
nursing department, plans to attend a three 
day conference and meeting of the Western 
Interstate Council on Higher Education for 
Nursing (WICHEN). Mount St. Mary's is a 
member of the organization which will meet 
in Denver on March 21, 22, and 23. 

• • • 

Sister Mary Germaine, dean of the gra- 
duate school, and Sister Mildred Marie, trea- 
surer, represented the college at the recent 
meeting of the Western Association of Gra- 
duate Schools, March 5 and 6 at El Cajon. 

• • • 
Mr. Bottone's Oral Interpretation Class 

will entertain the Parnassians at their next 
meeting with readings from the works of O. 
Henry, Dorothy Parker, and other authors. 
Featured will be Carol Clem, Mary Ann Dobbs, 
Carolyn Krider. Jonnie Patricia Mobley, Kit' 
Murphy, and Mary Jo Theiss. 

• • • 
SWES has invited the economics and 

sociology clubs of Loyola to attend their 
next meeting where Mr. W. J. Phillips, chair-' 



man of the Board of Supervisors in Orang< 
County and father of Pam Phillips, freshman, 
will speak on the importance of the county. 

• • • 
Sister Margaret Clare represented the 

Mount at "College Night" at Madera High 
School March 5. She gave a talk on the Mount 
and later interviewed students interested in 
the college. 

• • • 

S-CTA members attended the Spring Pro- 
fessional Problems Conference at Pepperdine 
College last Saturday. 

• • • 
Mary Glasser performed a piano solo at 

the Sigma Alpha Iota Delta Province Day on 
March 3. The day's events included opera, 
performance and ensemble techniques. Mary 
Harris, Cathy Nichols, Mary Glasser and 
Gloria Left attended. 

• • • 
Interested in a summer tour of Hawaii? 

Tour includes summer school and island fes- 
tivities. Contact Noel Carpenter at CR. 4-9487 
for details. 

• • • 
The Mount will play in a tennis match 

Friday, April 6, at Occidental College. Two 
singles matches and three doubles matches 
will be played. 




Some of our 
best friends 
are raccoons 

In our job of exploring and drilling 
for oil we come across all kinds of 
small furry animals like these. 

As a "visitor" in the forest, Standard 
has a responsibility to protect wild- 
life and keep the wilderness fresh 
and green. And we accomplish this 
in several ways, working closely with 
fish and game and wildlife officials. 

Water wells, essential to our drilling 
operations, nourish thirsty plants and 
animals . . . and nesting and breeding 
ponds arc built for wild fowl. 

When wells arc in, we assure new 
growth by resccding grassland and by 
planting new trees in the work area. 

Exploring teams in helicopters keep 
sharp watch for Tires, and on the 
ground our men with bulldozers and 
water trucks stand ready to help 
when fire strikes. 

Cood conservation includes thou- 
sands of oil-producing areas that are 
also used for recreation, outdoor 
sports, farming and grazing. 

Multiple use of the land allows more 
people to enjoy our heritage and the 
beauty of the great outdoors. At the 
same time, our natural resources are 
developed to serve the nation. 

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Wednesday, April II, 1962 



Celine Hatcher Merits 
Honorable Mention 



Celine Hatcher, Mount sen- 
ior, recently received Honor- 
able Mention in the 1962 Wood- 
row Wilson National Fellow- 
ship Foundation competition. 

The Foundation awarded 
1407 Honorable Mentions from 
9975 candidates from 965 col- 
leges. 

Celine is majoring in Eng- 
lish and minoring in French. 
After graduation she plans to 
attend graduate school, per- 
haps at UCLA, where she will 
work for her Master's Degree 
in English. Later she hopes to 
teach college. 

The Woodrow Wilson Na- 

Mount Serocis 
Five Delegates 



To Model 



The twelfth annual Model 
United Nations opens April 11 
at San Diego State College 
with five Mount students in at- 
tendance. The delegation, this 
year representing Hungary, is 
composed of five seniors; they 
are: Mary Erschoen. chairman. 
Dawn Ferry, Nena Jeffares, 
Liz McCready, and Toni Yed- 
nakovich. 

Three freshmen, Betsy Dick- 
erson, Ann Kilgore, and Pat 
Smith, will attend sessions Fri- 
day and Saturday of this week 
as observers. They will bj ac- 
companied by Dr. Ronald 
Oard, the group's moderator. 

The Model United Nations is 
a student organization which 
includes approximately 90 col- 
leges and universities in the 
western region of the United 
States. It operates accorJini; 
1. 1 the procedures employed by 
the United Nations, hot ling 
plenary sessions and committee 
meetings as well as caucus and 
bloc sessions. 

The Mount has pr^vi »usly 
represented Albania and Ye- 
men at the Model United Na- 
tions. 



tional Fellowship Founda- 
tion, begun in 1957 by a 
Ford Foundation grant of 
S24,000,000, encourages stu- 
dents to continue their edu- 
cation after graduation and 
to consider a career in col- 
lege teaching. Dr. Hans Ros- 
enhaupt. National Director 
of the Foundation, comment- 
ed, "The telling distinction 
bestowed by the program 
upon future college teachers 
comes with the first step in 





CELINE HATCHER 



the competition: nomination 
by a faculty member." 

Concerning Honorable Men- 
tions, Dr. Rosenhaupt noted. 
"Over 1400 candidates who 
had been invited for an inter- 
view but who did not win a 
Fellowship were awarded Hon- 
orable Mention. Since their 
names are made known to oth- 
er agencies awarding fellow- 
ships, it is possible that the 
majority of this group will re- 
ceive alternate awards enabl- 
ing them to begin graduate 
study in the fall of 1962." 

The candidates begin by 
sending an autobiography, 
their transcript afcjl letters 
of recommendation to the 
Foundation. On the basis of 
these the number of candi- 
dates is narrowed down. The 
next step is an interview. 
Celine was interviewed at 
the Sheraton West Hotel in 
Los Angeles with other ap- 
plicants from California and 
Hawaii. The results of the 
interview are sent to the na- 
tional office where the final 
selection is made. 



Playwright Emmet La very 
Reads and Discusses Play 

The Friends of the Library will present a lecture-in-con- 
cert by Emmet Lavery, noted playwright, on Sunday, April 
15, at 2:30 p.m. in the Little Theatre. Mr. Lavery will give 
readings from his latest dramatization The Ladies of Soissons. 

Mr. Lavery is a past president of the National Catholic 
Theatre Conference. He believes that the Catholic Theatre is 
"a life-giving force which has no part with mediocrity." 
His works include The First 



Motilities Win Seven 
Out Of Nine Prizes 

Don't ever say a Mount girl doesn't live right. Seven 
Mount Saint Mary's students must be living the good life to 
have won such wonderful prizes in the Creative Writing Con- 
test sponsored by the Cabrini Literary Guild. This annual 
contest is open to students of Catholic Colleges and members 
of Newman Clubs in Los Angeles. 

Yet, out of all the participating colleges, the Mount 
walked away with seven of the nine prizes. This record cer- 
tainly speaks for the Mount's literary talent. It's also quite 
a financial feat, for to win $750 of the $1000 prize money 
is worthy of recognition. 

In the short story division Sue Donovan took first 
place and $200 for a story entitled "The Tryst." "Half- 
Cadence" by Jeannette Kroger captured second place, while 
Peggy Langhans won third with "Saffron and Plum." 

"The Kite" won first place in the poetry division for 
Judy Krommer, and Lu Mattson took second with "On Fil- 
ippino Lippi's Self Portrait." 

In the essays, Jane Luecke won a second place $100 
for "The Characterization of Sophocle's Antigone," and 
Maureen Curran received $50 for third place with "The Cab- 
bage of Victory Mansions." 

Seven winners out of nine, $750 out of $1000 is an 
impressive record, both for the girls and the Mount. Some- 
body must be under a lucky star. 



Members of the Honor 
Committee will be in the 
Browsing Room on Friday 
at 10 and 11 o'clock to dis- 
cuss the Honor System with 
interested students and fa- 
culty. Criticisms and general 
comments on the Honor Sys- 
tem will he welcomed. 

Honor Committee meet- 
ings, which are held Wed- 
nesdays at 10 o'clock, are 
open to both students and 
faculty. 



Legion, a drama of the Jesuits, 
which played for three months 
in New York and six months 
on the road. It has been trans- 
lated into ten languages and 
performed in Rome, Milan. 
Prague, Zurich, Budapest, Vi- 
enna, London, Paris, and Latin 
America. Other plays are : 
Second Spring, a story about 
Cardinal Newman; and The 
Magnificent Yankee, a play 
about Justice Holmes. 

Mr. Lavery has also drama- 
tized several novels: SONG AT 
THE SCAFFOLD, MURDER 
IN A NUNNERY, BROTHER 
PEAROC'S RETURN, and now 
THE LADIES OF SOISSONS 
by Sidney Cunliffe-Owens. This 
last is a fictional chronicle of 
three centuries of a legendary 
Order of Benedictine nuns. 

Everyone is invited to the 
lecture. There is no admission 
charge. 



Gloria Gives 
Senior Recital 

On Palm Sunday, April 15, 
Gloria Left will give her sen- 
ior recital at 7:00 p.m. in the 
Little Theatre. Gloria, a voice 
major, is giving her recital as 
a graduation requirement. 

For those of you who at- 
tended the last Wednesday 
concert, you'll remember that 
Gloria is the talented soprano 
who sang then, too. On April 
15, she will sing a program 
consisting of English, Italian, 
German, French, and contem- 
porary sons. Gloria will be ac- 
companied by Helen Sundgren. 



Sister Rebecca Tells 
Cause of Tuition Raise 

The following letter from Sister Rebecca, president of the col- 
lege, explains the cause of the tuition raise next fall. 

Beginning in the fall of 1962 there will be an increase 
in the tuition charges following a sharp increase in the oper- 
ating costs of the college. The "cost of living" is rising in all 
areas and the cost of maintaining an educational institution 
— faculty salaries, teaching materials, and supplies, and 
library materials — follows the upward trend. 

There will be one flat charge of $375 each semester. This 
amount includes tuition, laboratory fees, health service, in- 
surance, testing, cap and gown rental, parking, music practice 
rooms, library, lecture, publication fees, class and student 
body dues, contribution to Red Cross and missions, and grad- 
uation fee. 

The following expenses, those which will be paid primar- 
ily to outside agencies or persons, are not included fn the 
tuition charge: 

Practice Teaching Fee, payable to the Los Angeles 

Board of Education 

330 Observation and Participation, payable to 

Los Angeles Board of Education $ 20 

135, Laboratory for Child Study, payable to 

Santa Monica Unified School District $ 10 

146, Home Management Laboratory, budget 

for living in Home Maangement $130 

Private music lessons are payable to the individual 

instructor. 
Board and Room charges will remain the same. 
This increase in tuition is not made because of fire losses, 
nor is any of the income to be used for fire replacements 
nor for the building fund. It is to be used only to maintain 
the high quality of education that the Mount has always 
endeavored to provide to its students. 



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Mount Symphony 
Performs April 30 



The Mount St. Mary's Col- 
lege Symphony, under the di- 
rection of Pattee Evenson, will 
give its fourth concert of the 
current season on Monday eve- 
ning, April 30 in the Little 
Theater at 8:15 p.m. Two award 
winning soloists, Linda Rose 
and Michael Thomas, will ap- 
pear with the orchestra. 

Linda Rose, violinist and a 
freshman at the Mount, will 
play Lalo's Symphonie Espag- 
nolc. She has won several 
scholarships to the Idyllewild 
Arts Foundation in addition to 
P.T.A. scholarships. She was 
also chosen to perform in the 
Southern California Junior 
Symphony, the Debut Honor 
Chamber Orchestra, the Cole- 
man Chamber auditions, and 
served as concert-mistress for 
the All-City Secondary School 



Orchestra for two seasons. 

Michael Thomas, oboist, will 
perform with the orchestra the 
Concerto for Oboe in C Minor 
by Benedetto Marcello. Michael 
has played in the Idyllewild 
Arts Foundation orchestra, 
Hollywood Symphony, Ingle- 
wood Symphony and the Hunt- 
ington Park Symphony. He is 
also a pianist, composer and 
conductor. Recently he has 
been working with the Loren 
Anderson Baroque Ensemble 
which won the Coleman 
Award. 

Among the works perform- 
ed by the orchestra are: 
Copland's Rodeo Suite, and 
von Dohnanyi's Ruralia Hun* 
garioa. 

There is no admission charge 
to the concert. 



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MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



Wednesday, April II. 1962 



Beta Kappa 
Honors Seniors 
At Meet 



Beta Kappa chapter o f 
Phi Alpha Theta, national his- 
tory honor society, hosted a 
regional meeting of the group 
at San Diego State College on 
March 31. 

Two Mount student*, Mary 
Ersehoen and Toni Yednakn- 
vich, were invited to read their 
theses before the group. Dawn 
Ferry and Carolyn Dunlay 
gave commentaries on other 
papers dealing with Senator 
McCarthy and General Mac- 
Arthur. 

The reading of each paper 
was followed by a critial ana- 
lysis, given by a student from 
a different university. The 
commentary was then follow- 



Plans for Fine Arts Festival 
Progress as Date Nears 



Last year the Fine Arts 'preview their plays. The three: plays will be presented May 9 
Festival was only an idea and j one-act plays will open that 10 and 12. 

evening in the Little Theater 
at 8:30 p.m. The plays are: 
We Just Love Uncle Ross, a 
play by Jonnie Patricia Mo- 
bley, senior English major. The 
cast includes Mary Couture, 



a hope. This year the Mount 
will present its first annual 
Fine Arts Festival from May 
7 to 12, under the direction of 
Mr. David Cressey and the Art 
Department. 

Although the festival lasts 
the entire week, the high point 
will be on Wednesday, May J). 
On this day classes will be 
dismissed at 10 a.m. The rest 
of the day will be devoted to 
the Fine Arts Festival. Various 
demonstrations, programs and 
discussions will be presented 
for the students and their 
guests. The art classes will give 
demonstrations in jewelry and 



ed by a qucstion-and-answer ceramics. A student art show- 



period. The gathering was 
highlighted by a luncheon 
address, given by Dr. Albert 
Karr, on "The Historian as a 
Teacher ". 



FACULTY 
A T MEET 

Three Mount St. Mary's Col- 
lege faculty members — Sister 
Alice Marie, dean; Sister Rose 
de Lima, Education Depart- 
ment chairman; and Sister 
Eloise Therese of the Modern 
Language Department — par- 
ticipated in a special Foreign 
Language Meeting called by 
the State Department of Edu- 
cation in Sacramento on March 
23-24. 

Purpose of the meeting was 
to discuss new legislation af- 
fecting language teaching in 
California. Prominent authori- 
ties addressing the conference 
included Dr. Nelson Brooks of 
Yale; Dr. Elton Hocking of 
Purdue University; and Dr. 
Joseph Hutchinson of the U. S. 
Office of Education. 



will be exhibited in the Lec- 
ture Hall. A modern art pro- 
gram is also scheduled in the 
afternoon. 

Musical entertainment in- 
cludes a student recital and a 
program by the Balladaires. 
Miss Oglesby's modern dance 
class will perform modern in- 
terpretative dances. 

Members of English classes 
will take part in the day's pro- 
gram by leading discussion 
groups and panels. The stu- 
dents will speak on some topic 
in modern literature dealing 
with an author, form or theme. 
The girls will select their own 
topics. 

The drama department will 
demonstrate improvisation and 



Activities for the Fine Arts 
Festival include an invitational 
performance of the three plays 
on May 7 and a Symposium 
of Modern Composers, con- 

ducted by Dr. Doran, on May 

Lynn McRae, and Jim Weston. I ,„ . . . ' 

Tk d 1 1 c , „ 12. A concert by the Mount 

The Bald Soprano by Eugene c- ■, „. ■ , „ 

T ... . J ." , Singers and Choral Group is 

Ionesco, which has enjoyed ♦ „,*-, . . , , , ,« 

„ ', tu ., TT „ , tentatively scheduled for May 

success both in the U.S. and „ J J 



the 

Europe, features Francis Di- 
onne, Margaret Conley, Frank 
Killmond, Mary Jo Theis, C^rol 
Clem and M. C. Ford. The 
third play is Early Frost. These 



8. 

Art Club President Natalie 
Cirello encourages all students 
to attend as many events as 
they can. 



Students and faculty mem- 
bers will have another 
chance to discuss school 
issues today at the second 
Student - Faculty Coffee 
Hour. It will be held from 3 
to 5 this afternoon in the 
Lecture Hall. All students 
are invited to attend this 
informal meeting. 



Mounties 
In Marys 



Participate 
Hour Plan 



The fourteenth annual Mary's Hour will be held Sun- 
day, May 6 at 3 p.m. in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. 
Mary's Hour is sponsored by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. 

The Catholic college students of the area are planning 



Sodality 
Planning 
May 23 

Mary's Day, a traditionally 
important occasion at the 
Mount, is currently being plan- 
ned under the auspices of the 
Sodality. It will be held all day 
May 23 in conjunction with 
the awards assembly and in- 
vestiture of all campus organ- 
ization officers. This year an 
attempt is being made to in- 
volve as many groups as pos- 
sible in the planning. 

At a special religious organ- 
izations meeting the necessary 
committee chairmen were 
chosen. Pi Theta Mu, under 

the chairmanship of Anne 
Brennan, will make up the re- 
ception committee. This is nec- 
essary, since all Mount mothers 
are especially honored on this 
day and a large number usual- 
ly attend. 



the program under the direction of Father John P. Languille, I °Vl er ™ mmit <*** ™* «- 
j- ^ ™r/> - » spective chairmen are: Proces- 

director of CYO groups m Los Angeles. The students working 

on the program are from the Newman Clubs and Sodalities 
in Los Angeles, as well as from Immaculate Heart College, 
Loyola University, Marymount College, Mount St. Mary's 
College, Queen of Angels School of Nursing, and St. Vincent's 
College of Nursing. I ■ 



Education Department: 

Grads Busy With 
Study, Teaching 

Sally Duque, an art consultant for the West Los An- 
geles school system, is now taking courses at the Mount in 
preparation for becoming an art supervisor. Sally is an art 
expert who is participating in an experimental team teaching 
program. She introduces art to large classes, and then other 
v out the work she has introduced with their 
classes. Miss Duque has recently had a book published in 
which she did all the art work. The book is about Father 
Serra and will be used in elementary schools. 

Several graduate students are practice teaching now 
I secondary credentials. Lorraine Majerus is 
in homemaking and social studies at the eighth grade level 
at Louis Pasteur Junior High School. Georginna For< 
i teaching creative writing to the si 

li and working with the Junior Orchestra. 

Kehl is busy teaching seventh grade home- 
making at Pasteur and ninth grade social studies. Lutiei 
Bernard nig physiology and English at Hamilton 

School. 

In case any of you wen wondering about thi 

asked to complete about your n 
being done by a grfc 
ment. The purpose of the 
i loblems of C 

and the guidance 

,li]i toll 

This study is based on one done at the Call. 

a in 19:>T :cr Ann Fran 

\ < omparativi Stud] ■•! the Problems sad <•"" 

"i < .iiin.iii Collegi Women. Sister Ann Frances' 
y was limited to Middle Atlantic states. 



Week Honors 
Foreign Language 



Allan Lutz of Loyola and 
Susan Stone of Marymount are 
this year's co-chairmen. There 
are committees at each college. 
Margaret King, Eileen Mur- 
phy, Esther Ramirez, and 
Nancy Reiley are directing the 

sub-committees at the Mount. 

Foreign Language Week is to 
Margaret and Eileen are re- emphasize the importance of 
sponsible for sending girls to| wor]d understanding and the 



This week, 



sion, Isa Ashdown; Decoration, 
Louise Holtz; Breakfast, Mari- 
anne Portl; Publicity (on cam- 
pus), Sharon Rusenyah; Pub- 
licity (off campus), Betsy 
Dickerson; Programs, Nancy 
Rielly and Eileen Murphy. 

Girls interested in helping 
as committee members should 
contact the respective chair- 
man. 



April S to 14, 
National Foreign Language' C uest r Q QlSCUSS 
Week. The purpose of National 



Catholic schools and organiza 
tions requesting speakers 



on' 



need for better international 

relations. This week is spon- 

Mary s Hour. Isa Ashdown, ' „_„j . . , . -, „ 

_ .. „ ' | sored by Alpha Mu Gamma. 



Ivathy Bellefontaine. Kathy TvJational" 
Baker, Lynn Bowler. Pat Eady 
Cathy Cozy, May HiKsins. and 
Kathy Russey are members of 
this commit tee 



Esther is in charge of poster 
distribution in this vicinity. 
Sharon Matheson, Pat Moran, 
Virginia Paulsen, and Linda 
Phillips are helping her. 

M. iimm i.i CuajuncOi Margaret 
Duffy, Linda John, Janet Lu- 
oero, Cris Ceretto, and Mary- 
ann Stocker are working with 
Nancy Reiley on the publicity, 

Mounties interested in help- 
ing with Mary's Hour should 
contact one of the committee 
heads. 

The theme for this year's 
Mary's Hour is "Queen of Per- 
petual Help, guide and protect 
your children in our time of 
need." Msgr. Patrick Roach, 
editor ol The Tidings, will be 
the principal speaker that 
• >on. 



STOP! 

Have You Registered 

To Vote In the 

June 5 Primaries? 

Deadline: April 12. 



Foreign Lang 
Honor Society. Mount activi- 
ties during this week in .Iude 
a foreign language book sr.le, 
a modern language festival for 
high school students, and the 
initiation of new member? 
Alpha Mu Gamma. 

The observance oi National 
Foreign Language W. ok bi 
in 1957 when Sister Eli 
Therese was National Presi- 
dent of Alpha Mu Gamma I hi 
Los Ingeles Examiner noted 
on February 20, 1957: "Sister 
Eloise Therese probably has 
launched a national educatn.ii 
al trend which very well may 
put the United Stales in 
lingual running with othci 
tions." 



Reception Planning 

Engaged? Soon to be? Or 
just interested in the charm 
and beauty of wedding recep- 
tions? Then you'll take your- 
self to the Lecture Hall at 
3:10 on Monday, April 30, and 
be treated to an animated lec- 
ture and demonstration. 

Mrs. Rub] Wiltiins of l)y- 
< iis-S<art up Caterers, Pasa- 
dena. «ill set up a complete 
reception table including lin- 
ens, silxrr, and crystal, and 
discuss the preparations in- 
volved. Her purpose is to 
give the .M" m g bride-to-be 
a variety ol ideas concerned 
with the arrangement of a 
wedding reception n nether it 

be held at home, or in the 

garden. 

I ii I ''rested? Then let your 
• niliiisiasm become contagious 
anil enjoy t he houi >•. it i> j ot r 
1 1 i< mis! 




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Editorial Edi 

'IT 

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Assistants . 



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Mi. I,. id 

stun Chapman 
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Business Manager J,, Ann Pinto 

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Moderator . . 



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Wednesday, April II, 1962 



MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



Pig* 1 



According to the Record 



Sister John Bernard participated in a 
work conference on April 4, 5, and 6 in Chi- 
cago. The National League for Nursing spon- 
sored the conference. 

The faculty of the Modern Language De- 
partment will attend the spring meeting of 
the Modern Language Association of Southern 
California on April 28 at the University of 
Redlands. Sister Eloise Therese will be chair- 
man of the French program, which will ob- 
serve the centenial of Debussy's birth with 
a talk on the artist and his work by Henri 
Lazaroff of the French department at UCLA. 
Faculty members and students of the Nurs- 
ing Department are taking part in the Career 
Guidance Exhibit at the Great Western Ex- 



Department sponsored a talk on opportunities 
for women in business on April 4. Speakers 
on positions available in the fields of merch- 
andising, government, banking, defense, and 
air lines were featured. 

Sister Mary Brigid and Sister John Mar- 
garet of the Department of Sociology at- 
tended the meetings of the American Otho- 
psychiatric Association on March 22, 23, and 
24 at the Biltmore Hotel. On the 23rd six 
sociology majors attended the meetings and 
served as hostesses. They were: Marilyn An- 
guay, Olivia Munatones, Lizanne Murphy, 
Penny Carr, Kathy Butts, and Marie Morelli. 

Students from the Sociology Department at- 



hibit Center in Los Angeles. Faculty members j tended the California Youth Authority's An 



participating are: Mrs. Hermer, Mrs. Williams, nual career day in Norwalk. The girls attend- 
Miss Darling, and Miss Powers. The students ing were: Cindy Galbraith, Mary Lee Storey, 



are: Ellen Kellerman, Danette Hoffman, Judy 
Foster and Julia Cota. 

The Economics and Business Administration 



Carolyn Bock, Mary Couture, Kathy Geever, 
Sue Kowalewski, Maria Deneen, Linda Jolin, 
and Linda Stoutt. 



1955 Graduate in Science 
Returns for English Degree 



i 



Mary Lu Mattson, '55 grad 
with a Bachelor of Science in 
bacteriology, returns to the 
Mount to work toward a de- 
gree in English. Working six 
years as a lab technician in 
the UCLA Cancer Research 



College English Teacher 

Originally, Mary Lu began 
last semester to secure a sec- 
ondary credential to teach sci- 
ence. After teaching an Eng- 
lish A class at the Mount last 



Unit, Mary Lu decided she semester, however, she became 



would rather work in the "out- 
side world with people rather 
than in the confines of a lab 
with chemicals." 

UCLA Research 

At first, she worked in UC- 
LA's department of medicine 
in dermatology, then under- 
took work on a mycology re- 
search project. She finally 
transferred to hematology re- 
search before completely 
changing her field of interests. 

Miss Mattson's return to the 
Mount occurred after an event- 
ful 9 months in Europe, tour- 



convinced about teaching col- 
lege English. 

Taking 18 units of upper div- 
ision English this semester, 
Mary Lu should have her Mas- 
ters in a year. She hopes to 
finish her graduate schooling 
at UCLA. From there she 
would like to teach at a small 
college. 

"No Waste!" 

"My science background cer- 
tainly hasn't been a waste. I'll 
never regret the six years I 
was able to devote to it. How- 
ever, I also realize how lucky 
I am to be able to fulfill 




Presenting Mr. J. De/ahanty, 
Political Science Teacher 

"It is necessary for the college student to interpret t» 
some sophisticated degree the role of the United States in 
world affairs." So believes Mr. James Delahanty, political 
science teacher at the college. 

Why Wis! ? 

Taking his undergraduate and masters degrees at 
Rutgers University, New Jersey, he "strategically" moved 
West to work for a doctorate at UCLA. 

Political science ability earned Mr. Delahanty a grant 
to attend the Democratic Convention in ISfJO where he aided 
in a survey of delegates. He feels that there is generally an 

ignorance of government in 



Dr. C. Speroni 
Speaks on Dante 



Professor Charles Speroni. 
i Florentine Dante scholar and 
professor of Italian at UCLA 
lectured on "The Poetry of 
Dante's Time" at the Mount on 
Monday. April 9. 

Professor Speroni read sev- 
eral poems of Dante's contem- 



youth today; when the time 
conies when a person necess- 
arily becomes involved, he is- 
unable to adequately meet this 
obligation." Still young. Mr. 
Delahanty actively participat- 
ed in government through a 
mayorship campaign. 
Other Interests 
Politics dominate but do not 
"boycott" all other interests. 
Mr. Delahanty enjoys vocal 
music, modern novels, live 
plays and musical comedies. 
He hopes to see a future polit- 
ical science major at the 
Mount. 




ing the country with two girls strong, but delayed enthusi- 



in a Volks bus. 



asm for English." 



What will Soupy do at the 

TEENAGE FAIR? 

"Will he surf with Frankie or play 'The 
Rite of Spring' on a banjo? Come find out! 

THE TEEN AGE 
FAIR ISA ROSS- 
OANZIGBURTON 
PRESENTATION 

opens 6 pm Friday the 13th 
(good luck) and plays daily 
from 10 am thru Faster vacation ! 1 1 J 

includes fair exhibits 
plus all rides &_ 
attractions 
pay one 





MARY LU MATTSON 



(NSA release) The Uni- 
versity of Georgia officials 
greeted four Negro students, 
instead of the usual two, at 
the opening of spring quar- 
ter classes. 

This marked the first time 
in the history of the 170- 
year - old institution that 
four persons known to be of 
Negro ancestry were regis- 
tered into classes. 

Both of the new students 
are graduate students. 





DR. C. SPERONI 

poraries. Many of the poets 
are to be found in Dante's epic 
poem, The Divine Comedy. 

All who attended the lecture,. 

, ■ , , , BETH — April 30-Mav 5: 

enjoyed it and learned much .. ... J " „ ' ' 

matinees Wed. and Sat. a t 



In our last column, we en- 
deavored to bring to this cam- 
pus news of all the good 
things to be had in the outside 
world. Once again, we would 
like to fill up space (we know 
a good thing when we have it)] 
with worthy and extravagant- 
ly priced, and sometimes free, 
items on the calendar. 

The Old Vic is doing three 
plays at the Wilshire-Ebell — 
they are: ST. JOAN (by Shaw> 
April 17-21; ROMEO AND 
JULIET —April 23-28; MAC- 



about "la dolce style nuova 
fro.Ti the volatile Florentine. 




PACIFIC OCEAN PARK 
J.O. POP 332 Ad No. 1G-184 
2 col. x 5"-B&W 
High School and College Papers 
Fuller & Smith & Ross, Inc. 
8325 Wilshlre Boulevard 
Los Angeles, California 



Lesson Plans or Drug Cards? 

By The Student Teachers 

For the vibrant senior nurses — who get eight hours 
of sleep — we, the student teachers dedicate these vignettes. 

Smoker, 1:00 a.m. Lesson plans completed, charts 
legibly written, bulletin boards in progress. The student teach- 
er retires, knowing she has only five hours, forty-five minutes 
to renew her energy for the coming day. 

7:45 Last minute preparations — packing the status 
symbol — an over-sized straw basket. 

9:00 a.m. ("I just can't face them."; She eagerly 
awaits the class. 

9:15 a.m. ("We're all in our places with bright shining 
faces.") That's nice, Johnny, but are you sure your Mother 
wants the class to know? 

11:00 a. in. Three-group P.E. (I always thought I'd 
like to be in a circus, but I never thought I'd run one!) 

Noon Limping, brown bag in hand, the student teach- 
er is ready to relax and plan the rest of her day. 

1:00 p.m. Art "Susan, what an interesting house." 
"Oh, of course." "What an interesting boat." 

1:30 p.m. Language "Are you sure you want to use 
photosynthesis in your story?" Let's look it up together." 

To Coin a phr<„- 

"Read to find out." 

"What are our standards?" 

"Are you helping us?" 

"We're still waiting for two people." 

"Run Spot, Run." 

Don't let us kid you— we'd never trade our lesson 
plans for drug cards! 



2:00, evening performances at 
8:00. San Fernando Valley 
State College is having a 
wing-ding art festival March 
15-April 14, featuring count- 
less cultural things which you 
may read about on the bulletin 
board outside the caf. 

Valley State is also sponsor- 
ing a Dickens' exhibit April 
23-May 15; attention English 
majors, you ever - penniless 
people, this one is free. Leon- 
ard Pennario appears May 5 
at 8:30 at the Wilshire-Ebell; 
alas, it is not free, prices on 
above - mentioned bulletin. - 
board. (You'll never guess 
where the info for this col- 
umn comes from). UCLA pre- 
sents The Mask Maker April 
I'M at 8:30 in Schaenburg 
Hall. This is real Kabuki, 
American premiere. Y'all come. 
On our own cultural hori- 
zon (we think in cliches) 
WESTWORDS looms promi- 
nently, according to Jonnie 
Mobley. Congratulations to all 
the Mount students who won 
nrin\ many prizes in the Cai- 
brini contest. 

Thank - you section : Mr. 
Buckenmeyer Would like to 
thank all who have been pray- 
ing for his speedy recovery, 
and we would like to extend 
heartfelt gratitude to those of 
you who rated 50-50 well on 
the View questionnaire. Tint 
attitude of our editor has soft- 
ened considerably; she seldom 
uses the whip. 



Page 4 



MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



Wednesday. April II, 1962 



No Honor 
At Mount? 

Recently, the Honor Committee issued a 
questionnaire to a cross-section of Mount stu- 
dents. The statistical results of this question- 
naire are shown on page 5. A close examin- 
ation of the answers to the questions reveals 
some interesting facts concerning student at- 
titude towards the Honor System on this 
campus. 

In the first part of the questionnaire 
— that dealing with the theory of the Honor 
System — the answers were a definite major- 
ity in favor of it. In the latter sections — 
the questions dealing with the actual prac- 
tice of the Honor System — the answers were 
either obviously divided or in the negative. 
Which poses a question. 

Can it be that the students on this 
campus, while thinking that the Honor Sys- 
tem is a "nice idea," are really too immature 
to practice it ? 

Perhaps the general feeling is that the 
Honor System is too ill-defined. This is 
hardly plausible, though, in view of the fact 
that, time and again, emphasis has been 
placed on the idea that the Honor System 
depends on individual effort. It is not a 
function of the Honor Committee to enforce 
the code. This is up to the individual. With 
the basic knowledge that it is the duty of 
each student to strive for personal honesty, 
the average, thinking individual should be 
able to reason towards a code of honorable 
living, with or without the specific details 
suggested by the Honor Committee. 

It is one thing to understand, to try, and 
to fail. It is quite another thing to understand, 
to do nothing, and to fail. The results of the 
questionnaire seem to indicate that the latter 
course has been chosen. There is knowledge 
of the Honor System on this campus; the 
problem is that nothing has been done about it. 

When the Honor System was initiated 
on this campus, it was done with the presup- 
position that everyone is basically honest. It 
was presumed that the way to encourage 
the development of the habit of honor was 
to provide an atmosphere in which more stress 
could be laid on the honor of the individual. 
It was also presumed that the spirit of honor 
had existed on this campus from its begin- 
nings. It was presumed further that Mount 
students were mature enough to. wish to do 
something with this spirit of honor. It now 
appears that these assumptions may have 
been incorrect. — M. E. 



Changes Seen 
In Student 
Qovernment 

Recently there have been questions raised 
about the value of student government. These 
arguments are usually directed against stu- 
denl government. This seems to be a fallacy. 
Theoreticaly, if students really participated 
in student government, they could develop 
leadership capacities; they could learn how 
the democratic process works; they could un- 
derstand more about people and ideas through 
discussions with faculty and other students; 
they could handle with maturity the problems 
that exist between the students and the facul- 
ty, or the students and the administration 

Hut student government shouldn't be 
questioned »n what could r»- tione under 
Ideal conditions, it should t-<- asked what it 
c:in do under tin- present conditions. 

ler student government on this cam- 
pus, student officers develop leadership qual- 
ities; some students participate in student 
body discussions; some exchange ideas at slu- 
denl faculty discussions; some take advant- 
age of club sponsored lectures; some exercise 



(Continued on Page 5) 



IN THREE DAYS, I SHALL 
DESTROY THIS TEMPLE, AND 



RAISE IT UP AGAIN . . . 



FATHER, IF THOU ART 



WILLING, REMOVE THIS 
CUP FROM ME; NOT MY 



WILL BUT THINE BE 



DONE . . . 



DOST THOU BETRAY THE 



SON OF MAN WITH A 



KISS? . . . 



I FIND NO GUILT IN 



THIS MAN 



CRUCIFY HIM! CRUCIFY 



HIM! . . . 



WOMAN, BEHOLD THY SON 



BEHOLD THY 



MOTHER 



IT IS 



CONSUMATED 



HE IS RISEN; HE IS 



NOT HERE . . . 



Detachment 



It is the mark of the truly Christian 
ascetic that he does not condemn that which 
he denounces. He may set aside many crea- 
ture comforts but not because he judges 
them evil. He may withdraw from many 
legitimate activities but not because he 
views them as unwholesome. On the con- 
trary, the true Christian will always in- 
sist that the things which God has made 
are good, and the use of them, within a 
well-ordered framework of life, is beneficial. 

Wonder 

... If the Christian renounces any cre- 
ated good it is because he sees it as a gift 
from God and he knows only too well how 
easy it is for him to become more interested 
in the gift than in the given. He knows that 
at heart he is still a child. His fascination 
with his toys though it can be the beginning 
of philosophical wonder, turning outward and 
healthy, can just as readily become a self- 
centered possession, turning inward and hurt- 
ful. It is his own nature that he does not 
trust when he puts the good things aside. 

Deep in the mind of the Christian as- 
cetic is another thought, that he is a mem- 
ber of a human family which has forfeited 
any right to the gifts of God. God continues 
to offer the gifts, but the Christian in all 
decency must make a sacrifice of them. 
How else can he associate himself in love 
with sinners and yet dissociate himself from 
sin. How otherwise live and die with Christ 
the Head. 

At a deeper level the Christian ascetic 
will renounce created good because in it he 
has caught sight of the image of God which 
it reflects. He must turn from the mirror 
because of what he has seen in it. He desires 
the substance, not the shadow, the object and 
(Continued on Page 5) 



A Dog 



With A 



Prob! 



em 

Dear Editor: 

. . When I came to the Mount in August 
of last year, I was a small puppy. Since then 
I have grown quite a bit. As a matter of fact, 
I have grown so much that it has become 
quite a problem to me. 

When I get up in the morning, my 

feet hurt. When I visit my friend Blackie 

and romp across the lawns, I become so 

breathless and my fe<-t ache so much that 

I have to stop to lie down to rest. And 

what is even worse, my humans lau;h at me. 

My problem happens to some puppies 

when they come to college. I'm overweight, 

and like overweight humans, my feet hurt 

The trouble is that I have twice as many 




feet to hurt when the) get tired of carrying 

me around all day. 

M.\ humans told me the onl\ wmj I 
OOUld slop ri )> feel from *> nine, so much 
is I,, stop eating between rm;iis 1 1, , , | M( - 
reason why I'm writing f<> y< )U , | n <sp<l 
thus,- |m-.i|»i.- who in\ it*- me to lunch every 

day to help in.- I'm the kind of :» dog who 
can't bark a "no" to % friend. PI 
your readers to h«-i p me by not tempting 
me with am but] nn.r^i. 

• r friend, 
Tobias <Tob> ) 






Wednesday, April II, 1962 



MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



Pag* S 



Honor Questionnaire Tells Truth 
About Success of Present System 



Following is a result of the Honor Sys- 
tem questionnaire administered to a cross- 
section of Mount students (see editorial, pg. 4) 

Do you think that some girls at the Mount 
are just "using" the Honor System for the 
privileges it gives . . . and oppose any form 
of enforcement? 

A. Yes 81 No 117 No answer 6. 
Q. Do you feel that the Mount students are 
mature enough to accept the responsibility, 
individually and as a student body, of observ- 
ing and enforcing the necessary rules and 
standards of the college? 

A. Yes 188 No 14 No answer 2. 

Q. Do you understand that enforcement of 
necessary rules under an Honor System rests 
with the individual student? 

A. Yes 201 No 1 No answer 2. 

Q. Do you feel that this enforcement should 
rest with each individual student or with a 
group of students elected by the student body 
to do this job? 

A. a) Student 145 b) Group 50 c) Both 8 
d) No answer 1 . 

Q. If you were aware that you had dis- 
obeyed a set rule, would you report yourself 
to a committee representing the student body? 

A. Yes 54 No 137 No answer 13. 

Q. Do you think that students themselves 
can enforce effectively rules concerning park- 
ing and smoking? 

A. Yes 121 No 82 No answer 1. 

Q. Would you prefer to have more definite 
means of enforcing the school rules than there 
are now? 

A. Yes 76 No 122 No answer 6. 

Q. In most cases of cheating would you 
approach the student offender and attempt 
to talk to her? 

A. Yes 80 No 115 No answer 9. 

Q. Have you personally ever seen cheating 
going on at the Mount? 

A. Yes 63 No 139 No answer 0. 



Detachment . . ♦ 

(Continued from Page 4) 

not the image. Once having caught the reflec- 
tion, his heart is stolen away. 

In all his renunciation there is implied 
no condemnation, but a preference is ex- 
pressed. It is not that he loves things less 
but that he desires God more. To the ex- 
tent that renunciation of the one will more 
surely lead him to the other, to that ex- 
tent -he renounces. In this he becomes like 
his Master. 

Despite the completeness of his detach- 
ment from the world, nowhere can we detect 
in Our Savior even a suspicion of dislike or 
aversion. Sinners came readily to Him pre- 
cisely because they saw in Him the living 
proof that it is possible to live in the higher 
world without denying the lower one. Such 
is the warm detachment that we hope to 
achieve by our Lenten exercises. 

— Father O'Reilly 



Q. Have you personally ever approached 
a Mount student on this subject? 

A. Yes 25 No 179. 

Q. Have you personally ever "reported" a 
Mount student? 

A. Yes 4 No 200. 

Q. Do you yourself, realizing the respon- 
sibilities involved, want to live under an Hon- 
or System at the Mount? 

A. Yes 193 No 8 No answer 3. 

Q. Do you think that the present Honor 
System at the Mount is workable? 

A. Definite yes 144 Qualified yes 13 Def- 
inite no 40 Didn't know 7. 

Changes Seen . . . 

(Continued from Page 4) 

personal responsibility under the honor sys- 
tem. But the majority of students are not 
affected to any great extent by the oppor- 
tunities student government offers. Perhaps 
student government is justified by the affect 
it has on the few. 

Legislative System 

But if this effect on the few is not a 
justification for student government, it 
should either be abolished or a better prac- 
tical system should be devised. A possible 
solution to the problem was raised by some 
members of the student body who suggest- 
ed that a legislative system of student gov-, 
ernment replace our present system. A legis- 
lative system would extend the actual func- 
tions of government to a greater number 
of students. Under this system, an expand- 
ed coordinating council, composed of club 
presidents, student body social chairman, 
student body publicity chairman, and Pi 
Theta Mu president, would organize all ac- 
tivities. A legislative body made up of 10 
representatives from each class would pass 
policy issues (for example: nuclear testing, 
voter's rights, migrant workers), legislate 
on money matters, and handle on-campus 
problems. An executive body, including the 
NSA Coordinator and the View Editor 
would act as an advisory body, suggesting 
legislation and providing a liaison group 
between the students and the administration. 

Majority Rule 

In this system, student government activ- 
ities would not be planned by an isolated stu- 
dent council trying to surmise the ideas of 
an unresponsive majority. The ideas of many 
students would be incorporated into the actual 
structure of government. If the students par- 
ticipating could diffuse their ideas to the stu- 
dents they represent and learn new ideas from 
them, student government could function 
more as it should — by and for the majority 
of students. In this way the theoretical justi- 
fication for student government might become 
a practical, and true, justification. 

—NANCY WESTBERG 



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Dear Editor, 

In a letter to the editor in 
the last issue of the View, a 
student said that she didn't 
think the student body should 
have taken a stand on Nuclear 
Testing because no one cares 
about our opinion, anyway. 
Maybe this is true. But it's 
also true that we're living in 
a democratic society and the 
decisions of our government 
are based to some extent on 
the opinion of the people. So 
someone's opinion is going to 
be influential. It could be that 
our opinion, when added to 
other opinions in the samn di- 
rection, will be influential. In 
this sense, there's only a 
chance that our opinion will 
mean something. But taking 
the chance seems better than 
making a premature judgment 
about being ineffective as an 
excuse for doing nothing. 

When the student wri'in.; 
the letter to the editor 
stated that it was because 
our opinion didn't mean any- 
thing that we shouldn't haze 
takei.i a stand, I think she 
was disregarding the major 
purpose of the discussion. 
Student Council, in setting 
down its goals for this year, 
decided that student govern- 
ment should function prim- 
arily as a means of educa- 
tion for the student. We fell 
that through student gov- 
ernment a student could 
learn how to participate in 
the democratic process by 
seeing how an issue was 
brought before a group for 
discussion, by learning to 
evaluate pros and cons of 
arguments presented in a 
parliamentary discussion, bv 
realizing how effective a 
well-statcil opinion could be 
in a large group, and by 
having to think quickly 
enough to make a decision 
and vote on a question in 
a very short time. 

This was the real purpose 
of discussion at student body 
meetings. The question of tak- 
ing a stand on Nuclear Test- 
ing was chosen arbitrarily be- 
cause it was an issue that was 



deep enough and important 
enough to make everyone 
think. It was also controver- 
sial enough to allow students 
to take a position which iey 
would have to defend to the 
opposition. 

If the student who wrote 
the letter in the View 
and others who objected to 
the discussion had under- 
stood the democratic pro- 
cess, they could have exer- 
cised their rights by coming 
to the student body meeting 
and moving that the issue 
not be considered. If they 
were in a majority it would 
have been dropped, ffiut as 
long as students refuse to 
express a dissenting opin- 
ion, they can't expect the 
group to listen to them or 
conform to their ideas. 

— Nancy iVestfjer^ 



S.O.S. Fire Replacement!! 

Does someone have a copy 
of the Alma Mater (choral 
arrangement used at grad- 
uation) among her souve- 
nirs ? Mr. Salamunovich 
would be very happy to re- 
ceive a copy. 



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March 18, 25, and April 1, 
Kappas, Gammas and Taus. re- 
spectively, p u b 1 i c a 1 1 y an- 
nounced their '62 pledges at 
annual Presents. The VIEW 
now presents them to you. 

Kappa Theta Chi 

Featuring future Kappas, 
Camille Abdelnour, Marilyn 
Beruto, Liza Cahl!, Joan 
Heinz, Sue Kowals-ws :'. Mari- 
lyn Meyer, Maggie Murphy, 
Doris Russell, Mildred Seruby, 
and Carrie Skirlisk. 

Gamma Sigma Phi 

This year Gamma pledges 
include Leigh Albizaci, Kathy 
Baker, Miehele Clar'.i, Jeanne 
Fischer, Cheri Haines, Ann 
Higgins, Eleanor Horrigan, 
Ann Kilgore, Pat O'Gara, Jean 
Schanhaar, Mikie Simon, Mary 
Lee Storey, and Sue Trombley. 

Tau Alpha Zeia 

Carol Becker, Linda Bizzelle, 
May Higgins, Janet Olimski, 
Marianne Portl, Kathy Russey, 
and Tina Tarantino form the 
line up of Tau aspirants. 




For information concerning 
the above location please con- 
tact the proper authorities at 
TW 1-2487 between the hours 
of three and five-thirty P.M. 
Only applicants without chil- 
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MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



Wednesday, April II, 1962 



Mount Students Give A Serious 
View of Soupy Sales' TV Show 



By SIIEKJ CHAPMAN 

For quite a few months 
there has been a trend raging 
through nearly every institu- 
tion of higher learning in 
Southern California. It begnn 
ir: the kindergartens and 
grammar schools and grad- 
uated to the high schools. It 
Las even worked its way into 
the home, office, or wherever 
you happen to be at 5:30 p.m. 
Monday through Friday. 

You guessed it — Soupy 
Sales. His afternoon television 
show has been transformed 
from an insignificant "kiddies" 
program into a "must" for 
teenagers and a "tension- 
reliever" for adults. 

Now, as with all fads or 
trends, a controversy has 
■n. Why do people watch 
Soupy Sales? Why do they 
laugh at him? What has he 
got that hundreds of other 
afternoon television programs 
haven't? These are a few of 
the questions the View staff 
has posed to various members 
of Mount Saint Mary's stu- 
dent body in order that you 
nay learn how this trend runs 
through our tchool. 

The following are some of 
the Mount students' comments 
on these onestions: 

Donna Grove watches Sou-py 
whenever she can (ybout four 
times a week) because "it 
gives me a chance to relax and 
iaugh after classes all day. I 
liice to see people get pies in 
the face". 

Jo Ann Pinto sees the pro- 
gram occasionally to "get 
away from problems. It makes 
me forget the bad things of 
life . . . it's 3o ridiculous . . 
actually he's a nut". 

A loyal "every night" Soupy 
fan is Chris Kress who says. 
"I love subtlety he's so subtly 
obvious that I don't have to 




Prayers of MSMC Help 
Frankie to Win Crown 



WANf bOMclH,NG to do while waiting for dinner 



think. It's just put before me 
and I never know what he's 
going to do". 

The program gives Mary 
Lou O'Brien something to do 
while waiting to go to dinner. 

Sue Jurasek has an original 
n-ason for enjoying Soupy. 
She watches him every night 
except Friday because "be re- 
lieves my frustrations — throw- 
ing things I can't throw." 

Lizanne Murphy and Miohele 
Hansen, who see the program 
about two or three times a 
week, agree in their admira- 
tion of Soupy and affection for 
Pookie (Soupy's lion) and 
White Fang (one of Soupy's 
dogs). 

Linda Rose watches Soupy 
simply because she likes some- 
thing stupid when she is tired 
or doesn't feel well. 

JoAnn Carter presents an 
interesting view. "Soupy Sales 
is a nut. He must be, literally, 
in order to be able to portray 
this type of character on TV. 
Sure. I guess his shows are 
amusing for Little kids because 
the situations of humor pre 



VIEW Questionaires 
Draw Mixed Reactions 



By Toni Christiansen 
Of the several hundred ques- 
tionnaires distributed by the 
\ iew si nil ,, n |y about 60 were 
r. turned. Of these, 17 were 
from faculty members. The re- 
sults therefore do not reflect 
the major-it) opinion of the 
Student body. 

i»r(iniie trends were hard 
in find. There was ■«il> one 
trea ni general opinion — 
Father O'Reilly's column it 
was rai<Ni excellent more 
times (SO-) than anj other 
feature. Most readers sjh.i 
hr offered "though! and 
ideas." and "gave us some- 
thing to think about." The 
i i< uliy a] raos I unanimous!} 
approved it and onlj two 
people in Hi ■ whole group 
checked ii lair -.r poor i he 
next-greatesi i iber ..i "ex- 



r-Hlents" went to the faculty 
interviews, which were ap- 
preciated because "fchej were 
about people and not 
lliin-s," hut mant wished 
thej had been on students 
instead. 

Of the articles named 
besl - liked, only one st,,.,.l 
out — and again it was 
I nil. r O'Reilly's column. 
Wexl in popularity was 50- 
■•' ilthough it lagged tar 

behind Father's column. 
Most readers didn't name 

am Features as worst, i>u< 
enumerated what seemed i" 
i><- the major flaws oi the 
\ ii u Most papers said n,,. 

* II « "as I listan! from 

actual "student goings-on," 
and was "too formal." 
Tins theme was carried on 
in the advice given for im- 



aimost ridiculous. I'm not con- 
demning him entirely, but if 
he becomes the national idol 
lie is fast becoming, I think 
that it shows a very low de- 
gree of mentality among this 
generation, especially among 
the college crowd". 

"Words of Wisdom" come 
also from Maggie Murphy. "I 
can't understand this sudden 
mania of college students for 
Soupy Sales' show. As a 
whole I feel that he's rather 
childish. This is not to say 
that he isn't funny; sometimes 
he is. But his humor is cer- 
tainly not of a higher type". 

We close with Betsy Dicker- 
son's scorching opinion of 
Soupy Sales. Conclusions are 
to be drawn by the reader. In 
i»y opinion the Soupy Sales 
show is the most assinine dis- 
play of humor to be shown on 
television since Marshal 
ICGUN, the kiddies' cartoon de- 
light, reached prominence. It 
is completely slapstick with its 
standard staple of pie-in-face 
jokes and trite sayings that 
purport to be "Words of Wis- 
dom?' but are actually un- 
original paraphrases of old 
proverbs. Soupy may be trying 
to be a modern one-man ver- 
sion of Laurel and Hardy, but 
what he seems to be forgetting 
is that they flung their pies 
with finesse and gentle humor 
which Soupy and Frank Sina- 
tra have vet to master." 



provement of the View. Sam- 
plea "Since the Mount is real- 
ly a small college, the newspa- 
per doesn't have to be so im- 
personal. . . . Less faculty em- 
phasis and more student mate- 
'More thought provoca- 
tion, less formality." Many 'I 
manded much more emphasis 
on student opinion on current 
controversy. The material 
should be stimulating, they 
agreed, and the paper should 
be much more intellectual. At 
the same time, most papers 
recommended a much 

(casual. light and sparklin: 
mat. But most succinct an. I di- 

'rect of all: "Kill the stafi 



By Mikie Simon 

You've seen her sweeping 
floors and dusting shelves in 
the library, but did you know 
that she's a celebrity? She's 
one of the funniest, most en- 
ergetic additions to our li- 
brary, including our Robert 
Benchley books. She's the 
friendly face who sweeps you 
gently down the stairs when 
you're on your way to the 
stacks, and we'd like to intro- 
duce you to her — Frankie 
Howard. 

Frankie, who seems to as- 
sociate life with enthusiasm, 
recently asted Sister Cather- 
ine Anita to say a few prayers 
that she would win the Queen 
Contest in her parish. Appar- 
ently Sister spread the worJ 
and the prayers went straight 
up, for Frankie is now the 
Queen of Usher Board No. 2 
for '62 of Southern Mission- 
ary Baptist Church. 

Ask her how she won the 
title and she'll be the first to 
tell you it was mainly fun. 
Then ask her how she raised 
the large amount of money to 
win the contest and you won't 
believe her ingenuity. A birth- 
day rally was one of the de- 
vices she used; but the great- 
est idea was a lemon squeeze. 
Talk about clever ways to get 
money; listen to this. First 
step: pay five cents for every 
seed in the lemon; then 
squeeze the lemon, make lem- 
onade and sell it — at five cents 
a glass naturally. We could 
use such an organizer on our 
building fund committee. 

For two months Frankie 
raised money for the church 
and on March 18 the title aid 
the crown that went with it 
were presented. Frankie said 
it was the most nervous mom- 
ent of her life and she felt 
all "jumpy." And it didn't 
calm her any when Reverend 
Keys, her pastor, said her op- 
ponent had won the contest, 
just to test Frankie's reaction. 
But when Reverend Keys told 
her she actually had won the 



crown, you need only see her 
vivacious face to know how 
excited she was. In spite of 
her excitement, she vas con- 
fident about the contest all 
along, for as she said: "I 
couldn't lose, 'cause I've got 
the whole of Mount St. Mary's 
behind me." 

Frankie's the best thing to 
hit the Mount in a long time. 
Besides being such a cheerful 
person to have around, si'e's 
the one who keeps the library 
looking so shiny. She's not a 
very noticeable person on 
campus, but when y:.u see that 
big shiny crown atop a beam- 
ing face, you'll know it's 
Frankie. 



Fees Reduced 2 



For Teachers 

Beginning with the June 
1962 Summer Session, Mount 
St. Mary's College will 
professional discounts to all 
full-time teachers at the pri- 
mary, secondary and graduate 
levels, Sister Mary I 
president, said. 

Courses of 2-3 units, for ex- 
ample, which normally cost 
$60, will be available to teach- 
ers for $40. Graduate units, at 
$25 each, will have a dis< 
rate of $20. 




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Ballet Musical Achieves 
Some Greatness— Almost 



Roland Petit's "Black 
Tights" Paris-filmed dance- 
musical, combines the talents 
of Zizi Jeanmaire, Cyd Charis- 
se, Moira Shearer, Maurice- 
Chevalier, and Petit to produce 
an effect which seems, some- 
how, insignificant. 

"Black Tights" is composed 
of four ballet sequences: "The 
Diamond Cruncher" (Jean- 
niaire) ; "Cyrano de Bergerac" 
(Shearer and Petit) ; "A Merry 
Mourning" (Charisse and Pe- 
tit), and "Carmen" (Jean- 
maire and Petit). All four se- 
quences are linked by the mar- 
i alive of Chevalier. 

In the first sequence, "The 
Diamond Cruncher", Jean- 
maire zips through the 
streets of Paris in a gay 
and colorful, though point- 
less, story of a girl who has 
an affinity for eating dia- 
monds. The second perfor- 
mance, the overworked 
"Cyrano", drags hopelessly 
in places. Although, on the 
whole, it is well-done, the 
dancers usually fail to bring 
forth the pathos and real 
meaning of the story. In 
many instances actions are 
wooden, almost mechanical. 
"A Merry Mourning" is, like 
"The Diamond Cruncher", gay, 
meaningless, except, perhaps, 
for the sly, shopworn, and 
rather dubious attempt to point 
out that every woman is, at 
heart, a courtesan. "Mourning" 
is perhaps the most colorful 
sequence in the mo^'ie; it is 



also the liveliest, although one 
wonders why the final scene, 
which bogs down considerably, 
was not cut. 

"Carmen" is, without doubt, 
the best of the movie's four se- 
quences. It is danced brilliant- 
ly, in places, by Jeanmaire and 
Petit to Bizet's gieat music. It 
is unfortunate, however, that 
because of his occasional bril- 
liance, defects which might 
otherwise go unnoticed stand 
out like a one-legged ballerina. 
Hand movements are often 
j wooden and awkward ; scenes 
I are dragged out interminably. 
| Several of these scenes re- 
minded the viewer of silent 
movies with their choppy, 
speeded-up actions). On the 
whole, however, the dancers 
rianage to capture "Carmen's" 
flavor. 

Perhaps the mam diffi- 
culty in the picture as a 
whole is that it is a cross 
between classical ballet and 
modern dance. In spots, i.e., 
certain scenes ii* "Carmen", 
Ihe effect is good if not 
great; in general, however, 
the effect is fair, if not poor. 
In some scenes there is too 
much acting; in others, there 
is not enough. Maurice Che- 
valier, while always endear- 
ing, is unnecessary, an ex- 
plainer of something which 
should need no explanation. 
At some times "Black 
Tights" almost achieves 
greatness — but it is always 
"almost". M.E. 



Old Vic Comes to LA. 
n Three -Week Showing 

The historic Old Vic Company of London — which some- 
one once described as Eng. Lit. in the flesh — is coming to 
Los Angeles, April 17, for a three-week engagement at the 
Orpheum Theatre. 

The celebrated troupe — whose alumni include Lawrence 
Olixier, Alec Guinness, Vivien Leigh and Ralph Richardson — 
will perform Bernard Sli;n\ 's "Saint Joan," April 17-21, and 
Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet," April 23-28, and "Macbeth." 
April 30-May 5. 

"Saint Joan," which contains one of the greatest trial 
scenes in all dramatic literature, stars Barbara Jefford as 
Joan, John Clements as the Earl of Warwick, and William 
Sylvester as Dunois, the Bastard of Orleans. 

Sylvester, a native of Oakland, is the only American 
actor to become an Old Vic member in its 144-year history. 

Clements and Miss Jefford will also portray Macbeth 
and Lady Macbeth. John Stride and Joanna Dunham will 
play Romeo and Juliet. Miss Dunham was recently voted Eng- 
land's most promising actress in a national poll. 



Convention Time for 
Lambda Omicron Chi 



California State Polytedmii 
College at San Luis Obispo 
was the site of the California 
Home Economics Association 
of College Clubs Spring Con- 
ference. Theme for the Con- 
ference was "Cross-roads of 
the World". International stu- 
dents from Greece, Northern 
Rhodesia and Japan spoke on 
the changing role of women 
and the part home economists 
ore playing in the develop- 
ment of a world community. 

Martha Sprigg, Mount 
sophomore, was installed in 
the office of vice-president of 
the Southern Section CHEA. 
Attending the meeting 



from MSMC ucre: Linda 
Bockhold, Camille Abdcl- 

iiiur (outgoing secretary 
of the Southern Section), Ro- 
berta Hagerty, Liz Mc- 
Cready, Martha Sprigg, 
Jeanne Moynier, and Mary 
Harris. 

On April 4, Liz McCready 
represented the home econo- 
mics profession at Beverly 
Hills High School Vocational 
Conference. Liz spoke about 
the college preparation neces- 
sary to enter the field and the 
many professional and ]H-r- 
sonal benefits to being a horn* 
economist. 



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MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



Wednesday, April II, 1962 



Leadership Conference Solves No Problems 



On March 10, Mount representatives attended an intercolegiate leader- 
ship conference held at Loyola University. Discussion topics included: student 
government and apathy; freshman orientation; sororities and fraternities; 
Catholic colleges as a community; the Catholic college student and authority; 
drinking: Loyola Homecoming. 

in regard to apathy on campus, it was decided, first of all, that it 
existed : also that fewer activities with greater participation in these few is 
needed. It was stated that these activities should be based on student interest, 
and it was suggested that an interest poll be taken at the beginning of 
each year. 

Freshman Orientation 
<■ discussion of sororities and fraternities shed no new light on the 
topic, conclusions being timeworn and vague. These included such statements 
a- : a) the sororities and fraternities haven't lost sight of their social obli- 
gations (?); and, b) the sororities and fraternities perform a service indirect- 
ly hy developing leadership among their members, etc. 

College Community 

In regard to the college community, few were surprised to find that 
this college community consisted in a group of Catholic college students "each 
attending his own respective school, but also taking part in intercollegiate 



affairs," including those on the spiritual, intellectual, and social levels. Each 
of these levels were discussed, and all agreed that everybody should support 
everybody else's intercollegiate activities. 

It was decided, also, that in the realm of authority, there should be 
both "give and take;" better communications between faculty and student 
will usually lead to student acceptance of justified school authority. 

In regard to drinking, it was concluded, first of all, that "it is here 
to stay." Also pointed out was the fact that the college student of today is 
more mature towards drink than was the collegiate of prohibition days. It 
was stated, however, that a definite improvement of attitudes is needed and 
that there should be greater orientation to drinking and its problems. 

Homecoming 

The problem of Loyola's Homecoming was also brought up, and it 
was decided that "something should be worked out to improve the parade;" 
for instance, the rally could be big enough to substitute for it. 

In general, Loyola's leadership conference proved to be an interesting 
experiment in trying to hit as many problems as possible while by-passing 
solutions — or perhaps it was merely an inability to deal with or a blindness 
to see the real problems. M.E. 



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Drama 



Art 



Ll.T. Honors 
New Members 

On Wednesday, April 25, 
the Mount Chapter of Lambda 
Iota Tau initiated seven new 
students into its membership. 
Sister Mary Patricia, modera- 
tor of L.I.T., and Jonnie Mob- 
ley, president, gave welcoming 
addresses with Jonnie present- 
ing the membership certifi- 
cates. 

The Upsilon Chapter at the 
Mount is the only chapter of 
the National Literature Honor 
Society on the West Coast. To 
join the society, the applicant 
must have at least nine units 
of English Literature with a 
B average, and submit a paper 
— poem, short story, critical 
paper - to the English Depart- 
ment. 

The new members include: 
Pat Crampton, "The Perfect 
Island," short story; Peg 
Langhans, "Think of Some- 
thing Else," short story; Judy 
Krommer, "The Kites," poem: 
Lu Mattson, "Avila Spring" 
and "On Filippino Lippi's 
Self portrait," poems; Helen 
Jaskoski, "The Patter n," 
poem; Enid Evans, "The Ulcer 
in Orwell's 1984," paper; and 
Marian Menges, "Saul," paper. 

Officers elected for the next 
year are Helen Jaskoski, pres- 
ident, and Judy Krommer, 
secretary-treasurer. 



Two Juniors Win 
In Poetry Contest 

Mount St. Mary's took two 
out of three prizes in the an- 
nual Catholic Daughters Poet- 
ry Contest. First place and 
ten dollars went to Marian 
Menges, with third place going 
to Pat Thompson. Immaculate 
Heart took second prize in the 
contest which is open to 
Catholic women's colleges in 
the area. 

Results of the Cabrini con- 
test are still coming in. Be- 
sides seven winners, we have 
six honorable mentions. Hon- 
orable mentions went to: Ce- 
line Hatcher, Marian Menges, 
Helen Jaskoski for their arti- 
cles; Marylu Mattson, Michele 
Mayotte for their poems; and 
Helen Jaskoski for her short 
Story. 





iTT^rt^AA St lYLaruf'/L' Certbi^y jCo-<l^ CC*<zjzj£jl<l< 



Volume XVIII, No. 5' 



Wednesday, May 9, 1962 



Inside: 



Mr. Cressey Interview 



Music Schedule 



Poetry 




PREVIEWING dance feature of 
Arts Festival, modern dance stu- 
dents Shiela La Blanc and Nancy 
Kowalewski demonstrate part of 
dance exhibition. 



Phil Presents 
Clarinet Recital 

Phil Rehfeldt, graduate 
clarinet student, will give a 
recital on May 17 at 8:30 p.m. 
in the Little Theater. His per- 
formance will include three 
pieces for clarinet solo by 
Stravinsky, Vier Stiehe by 
Berg for clarinat and piano, 
three romances by Schumann, 
Fantasie and Builet by Mal- 
zier. a Saint S aens sonata for 
clarinet and piano, and a so- 
nata by Bernstein. 

Phil will be accompanied by 
Miss Dolores Stevens on the 
piano. 

All are invited to attend the 
recital. 



All those wishing to run 
lor NSA coordinator must 
have petitions in Nancy 
Westburg's room (3N1) be- 
fore 4 o'clock today (Wed- 
nesday). Elections will be 
held Fridaj . 



Its Hiroko 
For First VP 

At a recent Student Nurses 
Association of California con- 
vention, Hiroko Shimooka, 
Mount junior nursing major, 
was elected first vice-president 
of the association for the com- 
ing year. 

Hiroko will attend the na- 
tional convention in Detroit 
from May 16 to May 21. 

This year she was active iu 
&NAC as convention chairman. 



Sharon Bowen Leads 
Student Government 



Once again student body 
elections have been held and 
Mounties welcome their of- 
ficers for 1962-63. Elections 
on May 4 gave Sharon Bowen 
the presidency of the student 
body. Working with Sharon as 
student body officers are Lynn 
Albizati, Kathy Baker, Pat 
Smith and Maureen Crean. 

SHARON BOWEN 

Sharon Bowen, a sophomore 
nursing major, commented: 
"Many people on this campus 
have achieved very great 
things this year through their 
own talents; for example, our 
music students or writers. In 
this election I have had the 
very unique and over-whelming 



experience of having others 
give their time and efforts to 
help me achieve. This concern 
oi other students is what has 
made being elected student 
body president meaningful for 
me." 

LINN ALBIZATI 

The new student body vice- 
president is Lynn Albizati. 
"In accepting the office of 
student body vice-president, I 
teajize that I am being en- 
trusted with the responsibility 
of coordinating the myriad of 
activities which takes place on 
our campus. It is a challenging 
job, more so next year beause 
of the new form of student 
government which we are pio- 



Alpha Mu Gamma 
Elects Mounties 



Alpha Mu Gamma, National 
Foreign Language Honor So- 
ciety, received new members at 
an initiation ceremony on 
April 12. Students who have 
earned two A's and one B in 
foreign language classes are 
eligible for membership in 
Alpha Mu Gamma. Honorary 
membership is awarded to fac- 
ulty members who show in- 
terest in the study of foreign 
languages. 

Dr. Kitty Andreani, Mr. 
Pierre Fort is, Dr. Charles La 
Dc;hy, and Mr. Misha Podry- 
ski became honorary members 
of Alpha Mu Gamma. 

Those honored for their 
achievement in French were: 
Linda Clift, Roberta Duffield, 



Mary Fontayne, Eleanor Hor- 
rigan, and Ann Kilgore. 

Joan Brosovich, Barbara 
Dummel, Patricia Kirk, Carola 
Peus, Marianne Portl, Rose- 
mary Strano, and Cecilia 

Wright earned membership in 
German. 

Ann Dietz, Olivia Grieco, 
Jonnie Patricia Mobley, Rae 
Ruggiero, Camilla Tortoreto, 
and Maureen Curran repre- 
sented the Italian classes. 

For the study of Spanish. 
Patricia Andrew, Jane Luecke, 
Tina Rozolis, Marianne Stan- 
ley, and Ylia Torres were ad- 
mitted to Alpha Mu Gamma. 
Pat Dietzel was honored for 
her achievement in Russian. 



Student Scholarship 
Faculty Fellowship 



Sister Rose Catherine of the 
Mount history department has 
received the John R. Haynes 
and Dora Haynes Fellowship in 
History for 1962-63 at UCLA. 
The fellowship, worth $2500, 
will enable Sister Rose Cathe- 
rine to devote full time to re- 
writing her doctoral disserta- 
tion which was destroyed in 
the fire. 



A one year scholarship to 
the Juilliard School of Music 
in New York City has been 
awarded to Mount student Eli 
Hollander. Eli, a freshman 
music major, received the 
Naumburg Scholarship which 
is renewable every year. He 
auditioned for the scholarship 
in Los Angeles on April 16 
and will begin his studies at 
Juilliard in September. 



neering. I hope to make Co- 
ordinating Council an effective 
hody in regulating student 
activity, and directing it to- 
ward the forming of a com- 
plete and vibrant student com- 
munity. Since this is our com- 
mon purpose I am depending 
on each student's efforts to 
make next year as rewarding 
as it promises to be. Thank 
you for your trust in me," 
Lynn said. 

KATHY BAKER 

Kathy Baker will take over 
the duties of student body 
secretary. "As student body 
secretary, I intend to do my 
best to enforce the new con- 
stitutional system at Mount 
St. Mary's College. I realize 
that this, as well as any exe- 
cutive position, entails respon- 
sibility, and I am prepared to 
accept the responsibility," 
Kathy stated. 

PAT SMITH 

Next year Pat Smith will 
act as student body treasurer. 
"In accepting the office of 
student body treasurer, I'm 
accepting all the duties that 
our new constitution demands. 
I'll be supervising student body 
funds, submitting budgets, 
writing checks and tracking 
down dollars during next year's 
audit. I also get to autograph 
over 500 student body cards, 
giving special care and con- 
sideration to each one. Of 
course I realize that the stu- 
dent body treasurer is more 
than a list of duties. She is, 
first of all, a person who has 
committed herself to other 
people through student gov- 
ernment. Her obligations are 
not only pat and objective, but 
personal and . . . messy. In 
my new job I except to be 
firm, objective, vocal, and 
messy - with a great deal of 
care,' 1 Pat commented. 
MAUREEN CREAN 

Mount social activities will 
be under the direction of Mau- 
reen Crean. "I would like to 
thank the student body for 
placing their confidence in me 
by electing me social chairman. 
Now that the elections are over 
I hope that the students and 
their representatives will unite 
and begin again to work for 
the betterment of Mount St. 
Mary's. And we shall be a3 
a city on a hill — the eyes of 
all people upon us," Maureea 
said. 



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MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



Wednesday, May 9, 1962 



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swimming gentian flowers, 
brown arms, 



cinnamon-fragrant trees, 
all artless, simply May. 



Art. you see, 

is what we have here, 



learn it, 
write it, 

play it, 
paint it. 

Art is fine, 

(but sunshine is better. 1 

We have violins, 
(and sea-green grass) 

and plays and books and 
papers, 

(written in tremulous blue 
evening.) 

Here are we 
Suspended 

in a luminous year, 
and every day, our new 



sweet-smelling words 
create for us 



a May different from 
any that we knew, 



sharp and bittersweet, 
That is our art. 



And our art is very fine, 
(but sunshine is still Ik ti. / I 



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FR. O'REILLY 

If we thought that once the 
sun had set this evening it 
would never come up again we 
would put aside every activity 
and go out to enjoy the 
warmth and light for the last 
time. Very likely we would 
completely lose our balance in 
an orgy of sun-worshipping. 
But as evening drew near and 
the shadows lengthened the 
joy would turn to sadness. 
Tears would start to many an 
eye and with a heavy heart we 
would follow the great orb as 
it sank into the western sea. 

Happily the case is other- 



S. Council States 
Drinking Policy 

(NOTE. This is a report issued 
by the administration and stu- 
dent council on the drinking 
policy of Mount St. Mary's.) 

A. Mount functions open to all 
students 

1. On-Campus Dances 
There may be no drinking 
at functions on Mount St. 
Mary's campus. 

2. Off-Campus Dances 
Liquor may be served only 
to those over 21 years of 
age, at off-campus func- 
tions. Students who make 
arrangements for the 
dance are responsible for 
informing the establish- 
ment, where the function 
will be held, that liquor 
may be sold only to those 
students who have ID 
cards and that no student 
may buy a drink for an- 
other student. Students 
making arrangements for 
the dance are also respon- 
sible for contracting two 
security policemen who 
will double check ID's at 
any time. 

Bars in establishments 
contracted must be locat- 
ed in a room off the 
dance floor, but students 
who have purchased 
drinks may bring them 
back to the tables around 

rice floor. 
Whr-n liquor is furnished 
by an '.r^-inization, 

nes must serve it 

.' they must requ« 
ID from each si 
whom liquor is served. 

B. Private parties held by 
mly i" i 
held in B 
hon. 

hm 

1 

M o u n i 
Mary's College ar< 

to follow the re- 

fnnr- 
is if lb' 
open to all students. 



wise. Knowing that tomorrow 
' the sun will come burning up- 
ward from the east we relax 
today under its smile. We love 
the sun, but we won't lose our 
sanity over it. There are places 
to go and things to do. We'll 
take care of them and enjoy 
the sun too. It will be there to- 
morrow. The sun is a part of 
life. 

So with the entire world of 
matter and the needs of the 
body. Were we to think that 
they are destined to crumble 
and fade would we not during 
this short span of years put 
all else aside and give ourselves 
desperately to brief enjoy- 
ment? Would we not complete- 
ly lose our balance in one 
hectic whirl of delight? Then 
as the evening of life drew 
near and the shadows fell 



■ would we not look upon our 
failing bodies and the fading 

, light with a heavy heart? 
But knowing as we do the 

• mystery of the resurrection of 
the body of our Savior, being 
aware as we are of what this 

| portends for our own bodies, 
and understanding as we ought 

■ that this is but part of the 
j larger mystery of the restora- 
tion of all things in Christ, we 
relax in the world of matter 
and the body. We love them 
with a quiet attachment and 
a trembling expectation. We 
won't lose our heads. The love 
of created things is an integral 
part of a larger life of the 
spirit that reaches up into the 
life in God. No need for a 
pagan cult of beauty that must 
die. It will be there tomorrow, 
more gloriously. 



Election Returns 

Election Results Show 
nterest, Activity High 

Mount St. Mary's College was selected for use at the 
last week witnessed what was Mount because it provides the 
probably the most exciting easiest system of calculating 
student election in its history, votes, is most correct, and eli- 
The election brought to a cli- mir.ates the possibility of rnn- 
max an undercurrent of feel- J offs. According to the system, 
ing on this campus, an under- first choice is indicated bj the 
current which manifested it- number 1, second by 2, etc. 
self in strong competition be- ' Example: 



tween 

dates. 



several of the candi- 



Competition is essential !<■ 
democracy, (or without com- 
petition and the ri K h( to 
voice a clitiVrinj; opinion, de- 
mocracj is n.M Im->iio utilized. 
It is also, however, a demo- 
i rati*- principle Hint th«> deci- 
sion of majority shall be ao- 
cepted by all — and this Includes 
minority groups. This, of 
course, does not mean thai 



Black— 3 
l'>nes — 1 
Adams — 2 

In counting the ballots, all 
Eirsl choices are counted. The 
i above ballot will be considered 
as cast, for Jones). Suppose 
: the first count w 
Black— 85 
Jones- :«i 
Adams — 80 

it is evident that Jones can 
be considered as defeated. 
Therefore, all baiu-ts casl for 



competition should from then 

on be barred, it ,i. M . s ,„,.,,, ' s "^ ""< choice are then 

lhal competition should be reco,u,ted ««««rdfng to the sec- 
fostered through correct "'" l ' h "'"" indlcatod < if - in 

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I ■ hostilltj ay, in ""A' *" U ' / V,,i,m ' ,) - 

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A , • Idams — 12(1 

A great deal of unnecessary .,, 

i , , • Ilia rh — ll.i 

trouble, m the way ol , r .„ . , 

and half-truths, accon a """l v< ;'""> ««« •»" 

laal week-selection I, """ •";'"•«»•■" 

. ., ,u... < ,, " , • over half) without i.av- 






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will be seen that such proce- ,£ ™ 

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be 



It has i. .rii derided bj Hi< 
St "i"r I lection I . mmittee, 
isting .,i the -, „,,, r „„.,„. 
I - rs .,i student council, to 
publicize the numbi i •■( votes 
<a-i for each . nndidate as well 
" Ho p< rcentage ol voters in 
• ■< ii . lass n« fore lm i..^ these 
rigun v hon • v. r. ii would be 
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STUDEM i:«>i>> 
PRES1DI N i 
Sharon Bowen — 210 plus 19 
si i ond votes— 288 

Lola Mi M|.m 180 plug M 
id votes — 223 

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I v mi A II,., ali — 343 

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Wednesday, May 9, 1962 



MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



According to The Record . . . 

The Nursing Department received a three-year grant of 
$5,000 from the National Advisory Health Council of the De- 
partment of Health, Education and Welfare. The grant, for 
mental health research, is a renewal of the one the Mount has 
received since 1957, but it represents an increase of $5,000 
annually. Sister Richard Joseph, departmental chairman, said 
the grant will strengthen the nursing program by allowing 
greater integration of mental health concepts in studies. "The 
grant will enable the Mount to add an additional faculty 
member prepared in maternal-child nursing with mental health 

preparation during the junior 

year," she said. [mentator for this department's 

« _ _ contribution to the Fine Arts 

I Festival being held May 7-11. 
Martha Sprigg, sophomore 
scholarship student, has been 
elected vice-president of the I The Balladaires, Mount folk- 
College Club of the Southern singers, have recently signed a 
Region of the California Home , two-year contract with Tri 



Page 3 




Mount's Own Mr. Cressey 
Sculptor, Artist, Teacher 



Economics Association, follow- 
ing a meeting of the club in 
San Luis Obispo. 



umph Music Company. The 
group, composed of Anne 
Brennah, Natalie Cirello, and 
Jeanette Kroger, will begin 
recording after finals for a 
The April issue of the na- folk album, which should be 
tional magazine, Worship, ecu- out in late July or August, 
tains, an article by Sister ' Plans have airady been 
Laurentia, entitled "Jona, the ! made for a Christmas album 
Reluctant Prophet." Sister, and an album or modern folk 
Laurentia won the Thomas music. The contract guaran- 
More-Farrar, Straus, and Cu- tees the Balladaires a mini- 
dahy prize three years ago for rount of sixteen sides, 
her book on the liturgy, Trans- 
figured World. 

• • • 



Sister Mary Rebecca, pres- 
ident of the college, and Sister 
Alice Marie, dean of studies, 
attended the 59th annual con- 
vention of the National Catho- 
lic Educational Association in 
Detroit on April 24-27. Follow- 
ing the NCEA convention they 
participated in the annual ses- 
sions for president- and deans 
of the five colleges conducted 
by the Sisters of Saint Joseph 
of Carondelet. 



Westwords staff members 
were invited to a party May 4 
to receive the thanks of past 
editor Jonnie Patricia Mobley 
<,nd to greet new co-editors 
Marian Menges and Peg Lang- 
hans, r.nd associate editor 
Jeanette Kroger. 

• • • 

On May 14 the Parnassians 
will gather at their annual 
Farewell Party to honor grad- 
uating members and retiring 
officers. Guests of honor v ill 
be Sister Patricia Clare, Par- 
nassian moderator; this year's 
officers Jonnie Patricia Mobley, 
president; Kithie Delaney, 
vice-president; Peg Langhans, 
secretary ; Camille Esselle, 
treasurer; Marian Menees, 
publicityl chairman; and senior 
members Pat Crampton, Bar- 
bara Goubert, Lil Porter, Marie 
Poole, Peggy Cleary, Sue Dono- 
van, Joan Kays, Joan Kendall 
and Pat Wedemeyer. 

• • • 

At 8 p.m. on May 9, the 
Mount Home Economics De- 
I ;n (merit will present "Fashion 
Fallout" featuring 52 models. 
Liz McCrendy will act as com- 



Masquers Present 
Jonnie s Play 




JOHNNIE MOBLEY 

Because she had something 
to say, Jonnie Patricia Mobley 
wrote the play "We Just Love 
Uncle Ross." 

Jonnie. a senior English ma- 
jor at the Mount, wrote the 
play last year in Drama 107. 
She likes to write dialogue and 
had written many plays and 
skits before, including an "old- 
time morality play" while in 
the seventh grade. Jonnie has 
also written a murder story 
in radio script form which was 
performed on radio, the dia- 
logue and lyrics for a musical 
comedy, and several other 
short plays. 

Jonnie was thrilled when 

Mr. O'Keefe chose her play to 

J be presented during the Art 

Festival and is quite satisfied 

with the cast he has chosen. 

Jonnie is presently working 
on a romantic novel in which 
she also has something to say. 
She has been working on it 
' for two years and doesn't know 
when it will be finished as she 
has no deadlines to meet. 



Summer is icumen in etc. 
There are only a few more 
weeks until finals, and na- 
turally the calendar is packed 
with activities, meetings, 
dances, elections for every- 
thing, graduation, and pre- 
registration for those of us 
fortunate enough to return 
next fall. 

Since the Fine Arts Festival 
is advertised elsewhere, we 
will only say — be sure and at- 
tend. 

Here are a few items to add 
to your social list: a reminder 
that San Fernando Valley 
Slate is sponsoring a Dickens 
Exhibition (in honor of his 
birthday) from now until May 
15; the admission is free — 
always a drawing card. Fur- 
ther information is available 
on the board by the eaf. IHC 
is producing Carousel, May 17, 
18. 20, and 21 at 8:30 and May 
19 at 2:30 and 8:30. Students 
cim get in for $1. 

Here's an idea for those in- 
terested in drama, as well as 
those who don't have any work 
for this coming summer: the 
Pasadena Playhouse is spon- 
soring a program called Sum- 
mer Talent Finder. They are 
offering four scholarships 
worth $850.00. If you are in- 
terested, check the drama sec- 
tion of the board outside the 
eaf. 

Congratulations Depart- 
ment: to the Rslla-daires on 
signing a contract with Tri- 
umph Records; to Mr. and the 
new Mrs. Fit /.man rice: and 
lastly to us for being the sec- 
! ond most popular column in 
the View. 

For Jonnie Mobley: West- 
words. 




MR. CRESSEY, Mount ieacher, 
works on wire sculpture. 

By VIRGINIA SPELTZ 

"Contemporary art should 
not be apart from man, 
shouldn't simply mean an oc- 
casional trip to a museum ; 
it is integral to man's life and 
runs through it like a golden 
thread." says Mr. David Cres- 
sey, art teacher at the college. 
Famed Sculpturer 
A sculpturer by profession, 
Mr. Cressey has commissions 
! to sell his sculptures to archi- 
tects for homes and office 
buildings. Participation in Na- 
tional Art Shows brought the 



Scholarships 
Available 

Five graduate summer- 
school scholarships, including 
all tuition charges, are avail- 
able to lay teachers in arch- 
diocesan schools. 

The courses are arranged in 
sequence so all requirements 
can be fulfilled in four sum- 
mers for a master of arts in 
education, history, or music. 
Summer session begins June 25 
at both the main Mount cam- 
pus and nt the downtown cam- 
pus in Chester Place. 

Teachers should write the 
Dean. Graduate School, Mount 
St. Mary's College, 12001 
Chalon Road, Los Angeles 49, 
and request their principal to 
fend a letter of recommenda- 
tion. 



professional sculpturer and artist, 



artist five major sculpture 
awards. His work has been 
shown in all major museums in 
the world and some are per- 
manent exhibits in museums 
and colleges. In recent months, 
Mr. Cressey's work was fea- 
tured in Arts and Architecture 
magazine, Sunset, New Vork 
Times Magazine and Crafts 
Horizon. Currently, his work 
may be seen in Vogue. 

Instructor for four years in 
I ceramics, jewelry, design, 
drawing, and art appreciation, 
he encourages his art students 
! to engage in outside projects 
I "to broaden their cultural hor- 
I izons." For example, the Mar- 
ian Art Club sponsored visits 
to see a primitive art show, 
i a furniture exhibition, and sev- 
eral foreign films. So, the stu- 
dent is not limited to the class- 
room but "finds art out of the 
strictly visual realm." 
Outside or Inside 
It is difficult to say that Mr. 
Cressey has "outside interests" 
because they have an "inside" 
quality. He appreciates almost 
all music and enjoys skin div- 
ing and surfing. His sculpture 
studio consumes much of his 
time. 

As an artist, teacher and 
"liver," Mr. Cressey sees that 
each era has its own lan- 
guage. The language of con- 
temporary art says that there 
is "no looking or living in the 
past, that as soon as art 
stands still or ignores the 
avant-garde, it dies." 



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MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



Wednesday, May 9, 1962 



Three Short Plays Give 
Varied Views of Life . . . 




Dr. Doran's Work Played at Student Recitals 



Busy preparing several note- 
worthy events to 3 presented 
at the annual Fine Arts Fes- 
tival is the Mount St. Mary's 
Music Department. 



two vocal selections, a flute 
solo, and a flute duet are slated 
for this event, put on entirely 
by the members of SAI. 
The annual Composers Sym 



In keeping with this year's posium has been scheduled for 



Festival's objective of "more 
student production and parti- 
cipation." the Music Depart- 
ment has slated two student 
recitals on Wednesday, May 9, 
third day of the Festival. 

At 1 p.m. in the Little The- 
ater a program specializing in 
contemporary pieces, by Mioux 
and other artists, will be held. 
Mary Glasser, pianist and 
graduating senior, will perform 
in this field. Of special inter- 
est at this recital will be two 
compositions written by Mount 
faculty member Dr. Matt 
Doran. 

The second recital on 
Wednesday, sponsored by Sig- 
ma Alpha Iota, national Music 
fraternity, will be presented 
at 4 p.m. in the Little Theater. 
Contemporary music featuring 



Saturday, May 12. Selections 
by Dr. Doran can also be en- 
joyed at this concert along 
with a flute, piano, french 
horn, and cello quartette fea- 
turing Selene Hurford and 



Charles Dimon. This con- 
cert will be a combination of 
students and professional mu- 
sicians and will present Peter 
Korn as guest speaker. 

Many hours of work and 
preparation have been put into 
these coming recitals by mu- 
sic faculty and students alike. 

The View encourages all stu- 
dents to attend and enjoy these 
student presentations. 



MASQUERS, Mandy Cuajunco, Donna Grove (standing), Betsy 
Dickerson, Cdrol Clem, and Jackie Petras (sitting) discuss the fine 
points cf tr.e play Early Frost. 



Theater goers will find a 
place in the Art Festival too. 
On the nights of May 8, 10. 
and 12, the Masquers will pre- 
sent three short plays. Each 
play is individual and enjoy- 
able. 

DRAMA 

The Masquers will produce 
their first original play for the 
Fine Arts Festival, Jonnie Pa- 
1 Mobley's We Just Love 
Uncle Ross. This short play is 
a drawing-room drama con- 
cerned with the middle class 
value system. The time and 
place is anytime, USA. The 
problem: what happens when 
a naive and emotionally imma- 
ture person is faced with a 
real crisis. 

The characters are stereo- 
types of the situation. They 
are believabJy and naturally 
portrayed by Mary Couture, 
1 McRae, and Tane Kob- 

-f -11 \si: 

Combining lighting, sound, 
and music, Douglas Part- 
's EarN I r..s( creates a 



startling effect. Fortunately 
unbelievable characters find 
themselves in an equally un- 
believable situation. 

In a dark, rain-soaked attic, 
Jackie Petras, Donna Grove, 
Carol Clem, Mandy Cuajunco, 
and Betsy Dickerson venture 
into the unknown and leave 
the audience on the edges of 
their seats. 

RIDICULE 



In antithesis to the two 
other plays, Eugene Ionesco's 
The Bald Soprano is an absurd 
commentary on the manners 

of our times. Maggie Conley, 
Mary Jo Theiss, Tane Kob- 
lick, Carmen Tajada, Frank 
Dionne, and Frank Kilman con- 
verse in an inconsequential 
manner about inconsequential 
things. While laughing at the 
ambiguous finger pointing at 
the actors, the audience will 
be laughing at itself. 

These three plays will be 
presented in the Little The- 
on May 8, 10, and 12 at 
8:15 p.m. 



Symposium Discusses 
Late Papal Encyclical 



Mount St Mary's College. 

Loyola University and Imma- 

te Heart College will pres- 

mposium on Hater el 

M igistra fount's Do 

mpus on M 

nt marks the 
second annual symposium on 
the social en 

The program will consi 

inel and discussion of 

Lhr. ■■ • ipii ] in 

Matei •! M gistra. Rev. Jacek 

;oda, chairman of the 

Economi rtment at 



Loyola, will speak on the dig- 
nity of man. New elements and 
relationships in moden 
will be the topic discussed by 
Sister Mary William, dean of 
the Graduate School at Im- 
maculate Heart. Sister Cat In - 
rine Tlurese, chairman of the 
Mount Economics and Busi- 
ness Administration Depart- 
ment, will discuss imbalances 
within and among economics 
oi the world. 

are welcome to attend 
m. 



Summer Plans 
Set at Mount 

"The Non-Western World in 
Focus" will be offered as part 
of the summer session at the 
Mount from June 25-August 3. 

Such modern problems as 
communism will receive special 
attention with members of the 
departments of economics, edu- 
cation, history, philosophy, 
political science, and sociology 
participating. 

A co-ordinated lecture series 
will present specialists in the 
various areas and aspects of 
the non-Western World. 

Courses on the cultures and 
politics of the emerging areas 
and a history of modern Rus- 
sia are part of the integrated 
summer program. Further in- 
formation may be obtained 
from the Dean of Mount St. 
Mary's College, Sister Alice 
Marie. 




EnglishDepartmentPresents 
A 'First' During Art Week 

Besides the newness of the 
whole idea of an Art Festival 
Week, the English department 
plans to present an exhibit 
never before tried here at the 
Mount. This "exhibit" actually 
consists of six groups of Eng- 
lish majors giving recitals on 
singular aspects of authors, 
writing techniques, and books. 

The groups will be perform- 
ing three to four times during 
the afternoon of May 9 so that 
interested viewers can take in 
parts or wholes of each group. 

"A Moment in the 
Rose-Garden" 

Kathy Delaney, Peg Lang- 
hans, Marian Menges, and Jon- 
nie Mobley will read from T.S. 
Eliot's The Four Quartets at 
10:15, 1:10, and 2:10. 
"Where Did the Novel Go?" 
Sharon Curran, Jane Luec- 
ke, and Julie Psomas will dis- 
cuss the novel's transition into 
the movie, the play and the 
musical aided by readings, 
dramatic interpretations and 
recordings (10:15, 11:15, 
3:10). 

". . . Dappled Words" 
"Glory Be to God for Dap- 
pled Words," is the title Sis- 
ter Sean Patrice, Sr. Margaret 
Stephen, and Sr. Leonard chose 
for their commentary on 
Gerard Manley Hopkin's in- 



Election Results 



(Continued from Page 2) 

SECRETARY 

Kathy Baker— IIS 

IICI \M RER 

Diane Frassetti — 188 plus 
28 second votes — 210 

Tat Smith — 188 plus 33 
second votes — 221 

Naomi Takeshita — 61 
SOCIAL CHAIRM \\ 

Maureen Crean — 224 

Helene Deitch — 1ST 

Write-ins — 27 

\|>proximate class percent- 
ages in the election, in which 
471 members of the student 
body voted, were as follows: 

Seniors: 95 

Juniors 

Sophomores : 

Freshmen: 7 

It is hoped that the enthu- 
m displayed in this elec- 
tion will be continued next 
year. The newly-elected of- 
ficers will need all possible 
support, due largely to the 
implementation of the new 



constitution. We believe that 
the interest in this election 
can become a vital force here 
at the Mount if it is encourged 
and communicated properly 
and effectively. M.E. 



On May 23, Mary's Day, 
we, »ill s.i aside the daily 
rush and scramble i" pay 
tribute tu tin- serene Patro- 
ness "i "Hr college — Mary. 
In her name and with her 
help. Mount Saint Man's 

turns nut, year after year, 
women whose peace and 

Strength mils) scrxe :is cen- 
ters in the circles uhich will 

surround them. It is ais,, ap- 
propriate I" share this daj 
with our mothers to whom 
\\r owe so much. '>n this da] 
we acknowledge the guldanct 
we receive dallj imm our 
mothers and our Heavenly 

Mother — M ir\ . 



CAMILLE ESSELLE AND VIR- 
GINIA SPELTZ tell of sights, 
sounds an<J movement in mo- 
dern literature. 

fluence on some modern poets 
(11:15, 11:45, 3:10). 

"Slabs of Sunburnt Hail" 

Camille Esselle and Virginia 
Speltz promise a unique ex- 
perience in sights, sounds and 
movement in modern litera- 
ture, performing at 11:15, 
1:10, 2:10, 4:00. 

Discover and Disintegrate 

Sister Patrick Marie, Sr. 
Marie, Sr. Mary Thecla, Judy 
Krommer and Pat Crampton 
propose an English panel dis- 
cussing the subject of the crea- 
tive process in "Discover Crea- 
t i v i I y and Disintegrate" 
(11:15, 11:45, 3:15). 

Claiming "Huckleberry Finn: 
First of the Moderns." Jan 
Cavanaugh, Freda Mariott and 
Helen Jaskoski show relation 
between Huck Finn and several 
modern novels. 



CALENDAR 

Drani;« : 

Unsinkable .Molly Brown. 
Hill more Theater, through 
May; Song of Norway, Los 
Angeles Philharmonic, thro 

The Miracle Worker, 
Gallery Theater through May; 
The < hi] d Buyer, UCLA 
Schoenbcrg Hill 

Music: 

Los Angeles Baroque Play- 
ers. Work ..f J. S. Bai ii Ex- 
positi s.mi 1 

Monica Symphony Cone 
Santa Monica Civic Auditori- 
um,, May 27; Universit 

bcr Concert, USS II 11 k An- 

mi. May 1 1 

I Mr 1 

Ice Cap-..] through May 
12; She]] U on, Wild 

Ebcll Th. 19. 



KRYSTALL 

Sale at Krystall's Dresses and Swimsuits 



936 BROXTON AVENUE 



NEAR THE BRUIN IN THE VILLAGE 









Mount Enters SPACE Race 

Sister Announces 
New Building Plan 





7taaAy,4< GrttjLtbL/ 



j£o<^ COa&l£l4~> 



Volume XVIII, No. I 



Wednesday, May 23, 1962 



By MIKIE SIMON 

Mount St. Mary's College has 
entered the race for SPACE! 
Not to be outdone by the 
Federal government, the 
Mount is not, however, send- 
ing any ballistic missiles or 
troublesome students into the 
air, but is concentrating on 
more earthly needs. 

The Mount's SPACE Pro- 
gram is a $10 million develop- 
ment maslerplan designed to 
meet top priority academic 
and physical needs of its two 




Currently displayed in the library is the suggested future 
Mount campus, showing the restored convent and fine arts 
building and the projected auditorium, faculty-student center 



and classroom building, and parking lot on the upper portion 
of the campus. The plans are proposed by Barker and Off, 
architects. 



Mount Lauds Our Lady 
At Marys Day Fete 



Our Lady was the center of 
attention today at the Mount, 
as classes were cancelled to 
celebrate Mary's Day. Mary's 
Day is a comparatively new 
tradition at the Mount and is 
organized by the Sodality, 
Y.C.S. and C.C.D. Ail students 
and their mothers are invited 
to attend. 

The day began with Mass at 
9 a.m., said by Father James 
O'Reilly, chaplain, and sung 
by the student body. A brunch 
followed Mass, with mothers 
and daughters being served in 
the dining room. At this time 
the Sodality thanked Father 
O'Reilly, Sister Margaret 
Clare, and Sister Paulanue for 
their help in planning the day. 

One of the most beautiful 
events of the day was the in- 
stallation of Sodality officers 
in Mary Chapel. As part of 
this ceremony the new Soda- 
lity members made their Act 
of Consecration and the old 
members made a renewal. 
Nancy Reilly, Georgia Mason, 
and Carol Bingenheimer have 
joined the ranks of Sodalists 



at the Mount. 

In the procession from the 
chapel to Our Lady's statue in 
the circle, Isa Ashdown and 
other YC.S. members led the 
way. Next in the procession 
were the little bearers, Mariel 
Price and Pat Eady, new and 
old C.C.D. chairmen. The most 
noticeable group in the whole 
procession were the Senior 
nurses, proudly sporting their 
new uniforms. 

In the circle, Y.C.S. repre- 
sentatives Mary Lou Hamill 
and Toni Turner crowned Our 
Lady with a lei, and in the 
chapel, Margaret King and 
Janet Olimski did the honors. 

Several groups worked to- 
gether to organize Mary's Day. 
Chairmen of the groups are: 
Anne Dietz, Pi Theta Mu, hos- 
tess; Louise Holtz, decora- 
tions; Esther Ramirez, Sister 
Miriam Joseph and the choir, 
music ; Isa Ashdown, proces- 
sion; Sharon Rusinyak and 
Betsy Dickerson, publicity; 
Marianne Portl, brunch ; Nancy 
Reilly and Eileen Murphy, 
Program Committee. 



This final issue of the pa- 
per was put out by the new 
VIEW staff for the coming 
year 1962-63. 

(See story on editors, page 
3.) 



Lola Wins NSA Office 

On March 11, Lola McAlpin 

was voted in as NSA Coordin- 
ator by Mount S. Mary's Stu- 
dent Body. Congratulations 
Lola. 



Calendar 

May 23 . . Mary's Day 

May 30 . . Memorial Day — 
holiday 

May 31 . Ascension Thurs- 
day — holiday 
Stop Week begins 
Baccalaureate Mass 
Senior Farewell 
Banquet 
Commencement 
Stop Week ends 



June 1. 
June 2. 



June 3 . 
June 8. 




Sketch of proposed Mount campus attracts interest of His emi- 
nence Cardinal Mclntyro; Sister M. Rebecca, President; Mother 
Josephine, Provincial Superior of the Los Angeles province of 
the Sisters of St. Joseph. 



■ campuses. The word SPACE 
is an appropriate one, as it 
[stands for "Scholastic and 
Physical Advancement Center- 
ed on Excellence/' 

The SPACE Program has a 
I target of $10 million to 
I achieve the top objectives, 
i While the sum may seem am- 
I bitious, the Mount believes 
that it is a reasonable goal in 
view of continued academic 
and concurrent physical needs 
and the broadening scope of 
educational activities. 

Wishing to find out more 
about these needs, we inter- 
viewed Sister Rebecca who 
told us, "The disastrous fire 
; last fall, in addition to the 
1 establishment of the new 
Downtown Campus in Chester 
Place on a full-time basis bo- 
ginning this September, have 
only accentuated the needs of 
the Mount." And when we 
heard just what these needs 
are, we could well see the 
necessity of a Mount SPACE 
Program. 

Financial Needs 

The Mount's pressing aca- 
demic needs lie principally in 
the following areas and amount 
to $5 million: student scholar- 
ships, departmental grants, fa- 
culty salaries, research grants 
and endowment of faculty 
chairs. The physical needs 
likewise amount to $5 million 
and breakdown into these cate- 
gories: $2 million for new 
classroom building with faculty 
student center and furnishings; 
major parking area on the up- 
per Mount campus for sev- 
eral hundred cars; extra fund 
lor reconstruction of Fine Arts 
building lot covered by fire 
insurance; $2 million for resi- 
dence hall and classroom 
building at the Downtown 
Campus, including furnishings 
and other improvements in- 
volving the Doheny complex; 
SI million for new auditorium 
and furnishings at the Mount 
campus. 

Although the goal of the 
Program is tremendous, there 
has been no deadline set. But 
being a little skeptical of this 
long-range program, we ques- 
tioned Sister Rebecca who ex- 
pressed the Mount's view on 
this point. She told us that 
'The philosophy of the Mount 
regarding the SPACE Program 
is that no yearly quotas will 
be established and no pres- 
sures applied to either indivi- 
duals or groups in attempting 
to achieve goaU. Through 
special gifts from friends and 
alumnae and the help of 
foundations, the Mount be- 
lieves that the goals can be 
reached in an orderly and in- 
telligible way." 

As in our national SPACE 
race, Sister realizes that in- 
terest in the project is of 
greatest importance, and be- 
lieves that the Program will 
succeed if all groups interest- 
ed in the Mount — the Admini- 
stration, Faculty, Advisory 
Board, the Guild, Father's 
Club, the Student Body, and 
the Alumnae Association- 
know both the aims and the 
needs which will be cons' 
for many years. 



P'ege Two 



MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



Wednesday, May 23, 1962 



To the Seniors 

Seniors Merit Honor Awards it - 



Go the Spoils 



Of the many events that take place on Mary's Day at the 
Mount, one of the most thrilling and intense is the presenta- 
tion of awards to the outstanding seniors and juniors. This 
year, again, the Mount upperclassmen have proved themselves 
to be academic leaders, as evidenced by the number and the 
quality of the awards given. 
Senior-Graduate Knnoraries 

-Elections of Mount seniors and graduate students to var- 
ious honorary societies were : 

Kappa Gamma Pi: Members are to have "set a high 
standard of character, scholarship, service, and leadership" 
while in college and are expected to continue their outstand- 
ing performance after college in the Church and in secular 
fields. New members are: Janet Germann, Celine Hatcher, 
Nancy Westberg and Antonia Yednakovich. 

Delta Epsilon Sigma: Members are recognized as having 
made exceptional academic achievement, demonstrating their 
own outstanding abilities and encouraging intellectual achieve- 
ment within the college community. New members are: Seniors 
Peggy Cleary, Susan Donovan, Mary Anne Glasser, Kathleen 
• Hanson, Celine Hatcher, Susan Kalil, Sister Ann, C.S.J. Sister 
Donald Ann, C.S.J., Sister Joan Louise, C.S.J., Dorothy Mc- 
Gowan, Nancy Westberg and Antonia Yednakovich. Graduates 
Sister Magdalen, C.S.J, and Suzanne Mayer. 

Pi Theta Mu: Present seniors who were elected in their 
sophomore year to this Honor Service Society are- P e <~ y 
. Beaucla.r, Julia Cota, Sue Donovan, Mary Ersechoen Mary 
Anne Glasser, Celine Hatcher, Elizabeth McCready Marie 
Bruce Poole, Diane Schurter, Patrica Wedemyer, Nancy West- ! 
berg and Antonia Yednakovich. 

General Honors Seminar of Mount St. Mary's: Senior 
members are: Peggy Cleary, Janet Germann, Dorothy Mc- 
Gowan and Nancy Westberg. 

Alpha Mu Gamma: Senior members of this National 
Honor Society for Foreign Language students are: Graciela 
Alvarado, Kathy Delaney, Mary Fonteyn, Mary Anne Glasser 
Cehne Hatcher. Gloria Left. Jonnie Patricia Mobley Jean M oy - 
mer, Martha Stoering and Antonia Yednakovich 
atnr v hiU f ° ta . Tau: Senior ™™°ers of this National Liter- 
Susan Son T y a L e: PCg8y Cleary ' Patricia Crampton, 
Susan Donovan Cehne Hatcher and Jonnie Patricia Mobley 

PrateS ' , '^ ^ members of the Nationa ' Music 
Glona Left JOa " ne Da,esandr °. Mary Anne Glasser and 

Hon^:,:r::^ or r D :; I r niber of the Nationai s — * 

Jum.rrs Honorary- Financial Awards 

eSSf^j^^^SSSfiK* 

,„.. r , xJlf r,r m ' lle also receive <i the- Outstanding Sopho- 




Mass, Dinner, Commencement, 
Head 1962 Graduate Calendar 



iward. Although th is a home ' 

award, the recinient t „;, * . e econom '«» faculty 

Me Company 8 " ' tr ° Phy from the doctor ana 



One hundred sixty-five sen- 
iors - - 95 girls and 70 sis- 
lers -- will join the alumnae 
on Sunday, June 3, following 
ceremonies in the circle at 4 
p.m. His Eminence James 
Francis Cardinal Mclntyre. 
Archbishop of Los Angeles, 
and Rt. Rev. Patrick J. Dig- 
nan, Mount faculty member, 
will speak at the commence- 
ment exercises. Parents and 



friends of the graduates are 
invited to attend the ceremo- 
nies, which will end a week 
of final preparation by the 
seniors. 

Saturday morning, June 2, 
the Baccalaureate Mass will 
be celebrated in the chapel. 
Sharon Bowen, the new stu- 
dent body president, and the 
new senior class president, 
Judy Schweiger, will assist 



Father James O'Reilly, chap- 
lain, in conferring the academ- 
ic hoods. The seniors will sing 
their own Mass, which pre- 
cedes a short breakfast given 
by the sophomores. 



An Editorial 



NSA Opponents Cause Discussion 



1\> MAKV EBSCHOEN 



Sophomore Anne Dietz 
Wins Corcoran Award 



■ was oi haj pj 

y surprised sophomore 

Assembly to- 

Winner of the Corcoran 

one of the biggest 

ol the year, was Anne 

'--.. As winner of this award, 

a the Outstanding 

liomore of the year. A re- 

lead- 

plenty of 

thai President ol 

inns. 

HE Major Wins 
Silver Contest 

M ou n t 

m home 
n a 
hip and 
Hi. na- 
Barlon Si 
tion Di 
• 

ieges 
-8 the n. 

a to 
ior prize. 



■ins, Y.C.S., Alpha Mu 
ima, and SWES, Anne is 
also a Nurses Aide at Daniel 
Freeman Hospital. Anne, whose 
major is history, plans to go 
secondary education. One 
"I the most active people at 
• In Mount, she entirely de- 
serves the Corcoran 

The Corcoran is given year- 
ly to an outstanding sopho- 
more. She must excel in lead- 
ership and si qualities. 

! gible to ,,, a Pi 

n she gr.i The grad- 

reqiiirem.n! t ,. ls j B 
3.6. 

ill ,,i 

Fellow 

naknvkh, a sen th< 

«s .1 

Both girls ar e act 



Three weeks ago, twenty- 
ifour members of the Fresh- 
man Class signed a petition, 
asking that NSA. be investi- 
ed, and inferring that 
N.S.A. was Commnni.sticaJly- 
"riented. These freshmc-n be- 
came quite rabid on the sub- 
both in public and in 
private, and, at the following 
Student .Council meeting, it 
decided that a debate 
would be held between pro- 
fits and opponents of 
N.S.A. on May 16. Agreement 
( was voiced by both the fri 
man group and by Student 
Council members. 

Disk H--I..M \rrani;eil 

A week later, a representa- 
freshman group 
i i hat the debate be 
I and postponed until 
semester, as the gi 
f< It M could not be pn 
f..r the debate the following 

nt Counnl i 
hers i bavjng already 

i able research on 

On M.i\ 16, tw it ..I tin 

twenty-four freshmen »h.. h:ni 
signed tlw petition to investi- 
K.S.A ».rr presi ni foi 
tin di» ii-.-m.ii ilttiongn ..tin r 
freshmen — and r. pn -. ntatjvca 

1 I III. r ■ I ,--. . || .,v 

I i "III til. I. ii nil v — \\, ,, )ir , v. 
<i.t lmiilj.|«„ rf Hi. stu- 



dents who Wfrc <|»iite vehe- 
ment in denouncing N.S.A. 
i«ere absent from a session in 
which they could ha\o voiced 
their objections and perhaps 
have found answers to them. 
Where were Hie twetfty-two? 

Another matter is concerned 
in this issue. Those opposing 
N.S.A. appear to be doing so 
on undocumented evidence 
that N.S.A. is Communistic. 

(Continued «n ra K e 8) 



Nursing Majors 
Merit Scholarships 

Tw.. Mount nursing majors 

notified al the assembly 

today of scholarships they bad 

merited. The Crown/, II. , bat i, 

Foundation Scholarship in 

ior or st in.. i 
• mg sen.. I. ,- tit at I 
-m- 1 leadership and pi 

al pi 

ng this $500 

Th. 

the M..nnt for tii< 
r, is tin 
Alls' 

man to 

■ ... u 

! able dun 
lor years. The recipient ..I thi 

id is Laurcen Cr. 



The faculty will host the 
senior farewell banquet Sat- 
urday evening. This tradition- 
al affair, held on the eve of 
graduation, has been given an- 
nually since the beginning of 
' the school Father O'Reilly will 
be the guest of honor, and the 
Dominican Fathers among the 
faculty are also invited. Hon- 
ors not announced at the 
Dean's reception for honor 
students will be announced at 
this time. This year a new ad- 
dition to the banquet is a sen- 
ior speaker, elected by the 
class, to give a thank you 
speech to the faculty. The girl 
chosen by the seniors to pre 
sent the talk is Dorothy M. 
Gowan. After the dinner the 
seniors will have a private 
farewell party at the Westporl 
Beach Club. The i ask- 

ing the original members of 
the class who are not gradu- 
ating to attend the party. 

Other activities ol the week 
include final exams which end 
May 29, and a n treat May 30 
;.i Valyermo. 



Pi Theta Mu 
Picks Twelve 

Twelve n have been 

• I.. Mu. 

lophomore s. 

I IT. 

ii hosts at 
mi ■ ii o o 
at Hi. end 

.'I • Bl Ii ■ In... I \. ... I., 

... 01 

Leigh 
Ubia iti. r ,(n. , , < u.,,,,, 
< .iti,. mi, ( .,,». p., i Dietzel, 
Diane I rassettt, Ann Kilgon 
in. in. i awlor, Mai ■ ...• i \.. r - 

i ordi I. . I.', iril.in. \an. \ 

Reilly, and Marj \,,„ Stacker. 



■ ft. 



Wednesday, May 23, 1962 



MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



Pago Three 



Class Officers Elected 

Tension ran high last Wednesday as sophomores, juniors, 
and seniors elected their class officers. Though the campaign- 
ing for class elections was not as intense nor as well-publicized 
as for the student body elections, there was still a great deal 
of excitement and class spirit shown in the elections. With our 
new form of government, the elections covered a wider scope 
this year, enabling ten more girls in each class to participate 
in student government on the legislature. 

Election results were announced last Thursday. They are 
as follows: Senior Class President, Judy Schweiger; Vice- 
president, Judy Bleak; Secretary, Marian Menges; Treasurer, 
Bobbi Dumniel; Social Chairman, Peggy Carr. 



Senior Legislature 

Judy Bleak, Carol Clem, 
Carole Cook, Kattay Her- 
man, Helen Jaskoski, Pat 
Kirk, Sheila Sausse, Rose- 
mary Strano, Pat Thomp-' 
son, and Judy White. 

Junior Class President, In- 
grid Jacobson ; Vice-president, 
Jane Luecke. As of this date 
the other officers have not 
been chosen. 

Junior Legislature 

Mary Alice Alston, Hillair 
Bell, Carolyn Bock, Anne 
Dietz, Cheri Haines, Danni 
Hoffman, Karen Jacobson, 



Sue Murphy, Sally Sands, 
and Toni Turner. 

Sophomore Class President, 
Michele Mayotte; Vice-presi- 
dent, Leigh Albizati; Secre- 
tary, Barbara Sartori; Treas- 
urer, Mikie Simon; Social 
chairman. Stephanie Simon; 
Fublicity Chairman, Tina Ter- 
intino. 

Sophomore Legislature 

Renee Coupal, Betsy Dick- 
erson, Diane Frasetti, 
June Hines, Diane Lawlor, 
Jackie Petras, Nancy Keil- 
ly, Naomi Takeshita, Sue 
Trombly, Jane Zola. 



1 1 Communism Class 
I Offered in Summer 

Mount S t. Mary's College 
announces a special course- 
study on "Communism, The- 
ory and Practice'' as part of 
its six-week summer school 
program beginning June 26 on 
the main campus. 

Six departments of the Col- 
lege will cooperate in the 
unique course-study, a feature 
of which will be the integra- 
tion of the philosophical as- 
in charge of next year's publications are Kathy Butts and Joan I )ects of Communism with eco- 
Brosovic, THE MOUNT; Peg Langhans, WESTWARDS staff mem- " omi C historical, political, ed- 
ber; Enid Evans, Editor in Chief of the VIEW; and Marian Menges, ucational a"d sociological im- 




WESTWORDS. 



Editors Chosen 
For Publications 



pliations. The course will ap- 
ply to the Economics, Busi- 
ness, Education, History, Phil- 
osophy, Political Science and 
Sociology Departments, and 
will be given by Mr. Buckea- 
meyer and cooperating staff. 



According to the Record 



The course is planned as an 
New editors for the literary paper writing since her fresh- historical and philosophical 
publications of the Mount have man year. Other offices Enid anaiysis of modern problems, 
l>een chosen. Replacing Mary has held include publicity "-eluding the two major sys- 
Erschoen as editor-in-chief of chairman of the Student Cali- tems contending for world su- 
THE VIEW is Enid Evans, fornia Teachers' Association Premacy today. Lectures and 
who has been active in news- and president of the Honorary discussion periods will be un- 

Language Society, Alpha Mu der the direction of participat- 
Gamma. An English major, I in » departments. The course 
Enid received an honorable carr ' es lwo unils in anv one 
mention award from the AT- of the departments. Pre-regis- 

LANTIC MONTHLY for her tratl0n takes P Iace June 9 £rom 



Mr. Robert Buckenmeyrer, 
philosophy instructor at the 
Mount, was recently awarded 
an $800 University Fellowship 
by the University of Southern 
California for the fall and 
spring semesters of 1962-63. 
Mr. Buckenmeyer was also the 
recipient of the $500 William 
T. Deninger Fellowship award- 
ed by the graduate school of 
philosophy under which he has 
been studying for the past two 
semesters. 



14. Natalie will again serve as 
president. Jeanne McDonough 
will be vice-president, and San- 
dra Rogers will serve as 
secretary-treasurer. 



Dante paper. Enid is an active 
of the Gamma Sigma Phi so- 
rority. 



Mary Harris will again reign 
as president of Sigma Alpha 
Iota, national music fraternity. 
Assisting her will be Judy 
Bleak, vice-president; Gloria 
Left, secretary; Mary Glasser, 
treasurer, and Carmen Tejada, 
chaplain. Mary has also been 
chosen to represent the Mount 
as a delegate to SAI's triennial 
national convention in Chicago, 
August 16-20. 



one of 



Janice Leal, president of the 
International Language Club, 
would like to thank everyone 
who attended the club's Span- 
ish movie, 'Marcelino Pan Y 
Vino". A huge success, it was ' ca PI >ed children 
ILC's final activity on the 
Mount campus. 



ni'tt will speak on "Parent- 
Child Relationships" at 8 p.m., 
May 29, to the Saint Elizabeth 
P.irish Council of Catholic 
women, in the parish hall, 
14658 Kittridge Street, Van 

Nuys. The subject has been I £££. ^^"^^{^ 
major study and re- L f which are wriUen and se 



9 to 12 noon. 



Marian Menges is the new 
1 1962-63 editor of WEST- 
WORDS, a student issue pub- 



Music Students 
Give Concert 



search on the part of Dr. Ben- lected h Mount students An Ten young students from the 

• ...II ..I. I.... . I i 4,* ' 



nett, who has worked parti 
tularly with parents of handi 



Apologies are in order to 

_ [the nursing department. The 

Rosemary Moselli has been May 9 issue of The view erred 
elected pres.dent of the S-CTA. in quoting the amounL of ^ 

grant the department recent- 
ly received. The grant is $54,- 



Liz McCready, president of 
Lambda Omicron Chi, home 
economics society, has an- 
nounced that a special meet- 
ing was held for installation of 
new officers for 1962-63. In- 
stalled into office were Carole 
Cook, president; Jo Ann Schne- 
iders, vice-president; Pat Reil- 
ly, secretary, and Kathy Ca- 
sey, treasurer. 

The home economics seniors 
will be installed into the 
American Home Economics 
Association at LOC's next 
meeting. As a special feature 
of this meeting, Kathy Gentry, 
national president and college 
club chairman of the American 
Home Economic Association, 
will make a rare visit to the 
Mount Chapter. 



Student Teachers Association 
at the Mount. Assisting her 
will be Diane Giacoma as vice- 
president; Cathy Pocock as 
secretary; and Sue Trombley, 
treasurer. Ann Higgins and J Hudnall 
Toby Hoffman will handle ' Q f the 



English major also, Marian chamber music classes of Man- 
has been interested in writing uel Compinsky and Pattee Ev- 
for many years. She recently enson of the Mount St. Mary's 
received an Honorable Men- College music faculty will pre- 
tion award in the Cabrini Con- * ent an evening of music for 
test and placed first in the chamber ensembles featuring 
Catholic Daughters' Poetry five ma J or works on Friday 
Contest. During her junior evening. May 25, at 8:15 p.m., 
year Marian was student body ia the Little Theatre. 

.secretary. v^„f 'j tv _ 

c , f, . Featured on the program 

I .^meth.ns new next year will ^ a performance of a 

| will be he return of the Mount string quarlet by Sister Ma(i . 

secretary, !„„„„»„ the MOUNT „ ,„ € , £££• tejor 



000 rather than $5,000 

The election results of the 



recording 
division were won by Iform it had several" 



in composition 



publicity. Attending the S-CTA ' Mount Nursing students Thev ; Zi'T i,aa ^T y&&rS ag °' ' in Mount St Mar y' s College. 

Ann Even, treasurer; Margaret a sociology major, and Joan by twentieth century compos- 
Hundall, recording secretary, Brosovic, a math major 
and Laureen Craln, historian. ■ — 



1'somas. 



Harriet Frappia is the new 
president of Gamma Sigma 
Phi sorority for 1962-63. In- 
cluded in the new slate of of- 
ficers are Sharon Cumin. 



Barbara Lichtenberg Zrnieh, 
art major graduate of the 



vice-president; Celeste Diebold, Mount '" 19i7 - has displayed 



recording secretary ; Jean 
Fisher, corresponding secre- 
tary; Mariel Price, treasurer; 



her talent in a novel way. On 
tpril 23, she introduced a 
new line of vestments created 



Sue Trombley, historian; Carol s ' ,ecia "> for the Junipero Ser 



Natalie Cirelio, president of 
the Marian Art Club, has 
several announcements to 
make. First and foremost she 
thanks everyone who helped to 
make the Fine Arts Festival 
the tremendous success it was. 
Natalie says the Art Club 
hopes to be even more active 
In this type of event next year. 

And, finally, new officers 
were elected on Monday, May 



Cooke, pledge mistress; Elean- 
or Horrigan, rush chairman; 
Julie Psomas, social chairman; 
Barbara Casale, tri - sorority 
representative, and Pat O'Gara, 
song chairman. 



ra Shop of San Francisco. 



Margaret King, again elected 
Sodality Prefect, will represent 
Mount St. Mary's Sodality at 
the 1962 Midwest Assembly of 
the Sodality Lay Apostolate to 
be held in Chicago at the end 
of August. Margaret also at- 
tended SSCA meetings last 
year. Other elected officers of 
the Sodality are : Eileen Mur- 
phy, vice-prefect; Tina Rozalis, 
secretary; Nancy Reilly, treas- 
urer, and Louise Holtz, publi- 
city. 



The opening meeting of 
Eusebians for the fall semester 
1962 is planned for the first 
Monday of classes. The fall 
promises a new emphasis on 
discussion activities in the club, 
Mary Susan Brick, Eusebian 
Discussion Coordinator an- 
nounced. 

The first discussion planned 
is a debate of the coming 
State gubernatorial election in 
November. With the hot cam 



Residents Elect 
Officers and Reps 

The Resident Students elect 
ed Peg Langhans as their pres- 
ident last week. Other Resident " es Brahms 
officers are: Vice President. 
Sue Lee; and Social Chairman, 
Cris Ccretto. 



ers which will be performed 
on this program. 

Mozart's Cassation for Wind 
Instruments which remained 
undiscovered until 1910 will be 
programmed in addition to the 
great Trio for piano, clarinet 
and cello, Opus 114 by Johan- 



Performers who will appear 
are: Victor Steinhardt, and 
IDena Shevitz, pianists; Linda 
Also on the Resident Council Rose and Jeanne Clausen vi- 
are resident representatives olinists- 
from each class. Kathy Butts 



and Regina D'Ambrosio, Sen 
ior reps, Mary Emma Kasmier- 
zky and Gail Fiedler, Junior 
reps, and because of a major- 
ity in offices held, the one 
Sophomore rep is Dianne Plou. 



Selene Hurford, cell- 
ist; Marvin Chantry, violist; 
Donald Ransom, John Jones 
and Philip Rehfeldt, clarinet- 
ists; Charles Dimon, French 
horn; and Jon Sullivan, bas- 
soonist. 



Atlantic Winners . . . 

The Mounl has just been no- 



Lasl week-end Pat Kirk, 
Mount junior, was elected vice- 
paign already in progress, it I chairman ol the southern (lis- Ufied t Judy Krom, 
is sure to be an even more tncl of the California-Nevada- 
lively subject as the months ,,a »vaii region of NSA. As vice- 



Dr. Daphne Nicholas Ben- 



preceding the elecion draw to 
a close. 

All students are welcome to 
join history and political 
science majors in this open dis- 
cussion. 



chairman, I'al will take over 
Ihe chairman's duties in his 
absence and she will be a mem- 
ber of the Region Executive 

Council. 



won first place in the Poetry 
division of the Atlantic Con- 
test. With first place 
S1D0. In the Essay division, 
Sister Mary Serra, S.N.D 

d fourth placi and Col- 
lete Boland received Honoi 
Men I ion 



Page Four 



MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



Wednesday, May 23, 1962 



\ 



Leaders Discuss NSA Controversy 




Below are two views on the con- 
troversial NSA - advocated student 
council action in regard to approving 
the stand taken by students in a 
Washington university. 

By JACKIE FETKAS 

I realize that there has been 
a great deal of comment and 
concern about a recent deci- 
sion made by the Student 
Council on an NSA proposal. 

The proposal came in the 
form of a letter from NSA 
headquarters. It stated that a 
certain university in Washing- 
ton (state) had planned to 
have a Communist speaker on 
its campus. Along with the 
Communist speaker, an anti- 
communist speaker was to ap- 
pear. It further stated that 
because of "outside pressure" 



the university administration 
objected to having a Commu- 
nist speaker on campus, and 
that because of the administra- 
tion's interference in refusing 
the speaker, students' rights 
were being infringed upon. Be- 
lieving that to be an infringe- 
ment, NSA urged our Student 
Council to send letters of pro- 
test to the university showing 



View Editor Asks 
Student Support 



cl(tru-« 



--'■v^'/.t/ 



What Is a Lady? 

Fr. O'Reilly 

Not all who are called ladles are really such. There are 
pseudo-ladies and there are real ladies. The pseudo lady is such 
only so far as the eye can see - the hat, the gloves, the shoes; 
grooming and posture when out of doors; the dress, the grace, 
the charm when entertaining. It is in her manner when off guard 
or under stress that the differences show. Then appear the tend- 
encies to coarse familiarity or hostile aloffness or cold indiffer- 
ence. Then all the clothes in Sachs will not cover the nakedness of 
her soul. Of what use is rt then if her body be fair, except to 
serve as a trap for some gluttonous male? She cannot be loved. 
Only the human person can be loved; the impersonality of this 
show-girl type cannot be loved. She may be sought after greatly, 
but that is because so often today's man takes this type for his 
erotic ideal since she cannot in her impersonality burden him with 
responsibility. What she "is" is less important to him than what 
she has". She on her part readily gives him what he wants to 
' have". And both part empty. She destroys a man. 

The real lady is such to the core. It isn't the dress that makes 
her. It is she who makes the dress.When a man meets a real 
lady he feels impelled to worship her. He almost fears to touch, 
and not out of any unchristian shrinking from the body, but be- 
cause in her presence he senses his poverty. In her he discovers 
that he is nothing. And yet, wonder of wonders, on her part 
the true lady cannot understand why he should regard her at 
all. Chivalry meets lowliness half way ,and both are filled. The 

mng of body is sublimited in the ecstacy of spirit. She 



mak 



cs a man. 



Such is Our Lady. You see her dressed in Palestinian clothes 
in garment, of Spain, as a lady of the French court, Bavarian 
maiden, an Irish peasant, a Chinese lady. But it she who makes 
the clothes, not they her. When God looked on her He loved 
what He had made. She on her part could only wonder that 
He should regard His handmaid. Through such a lady was man- 
kind blessed and heaven opened. She saves 



op 

Mm Perejrra, Mount nig. 
t..r\ Instructor, recently ob- 
tninrtl hr-r Phi) in hi--t..r\ 
from D.CL.A. Mitt IVrevra 
received her Master's Degree 

Sl Kordham UniVCrsit] in 



New ^ ork \ praduat* of 

the Mount. sh<- »:is a former 
\ ikw editor. Mi-., Pereyra 
has aim taught .1 t • i \ 
ami m M'n 'g \, ademy. 



From the Presidents... 

One of the purposes of a 
student government is to give 
students an opportunity to 
participate in the democratic 
process. We encourage stu- 
dents to be aware of issues, to 
form opinions and to take ac- 
tion. The purpose of such ac- 
tion is the more complete edu- 
cation of the student. 

It is possible that in the at- 
tempt to participate in student 
government, students may ini- 
tiate measures which are un- 
founded and illogical, and 
uhich stimulate only negative 
interest. Such interest is op- 
posed to the aims of student 
government and of education. 
It could have an effect similar 
to the fire which destroyed 
35% of our campus last 
November. 

In the coming year I will en- 
courage participation in stu- 
dent government and interest 
in campus and national issues. 
But I hope that this will be 
intelligent participation based 
on sincere interest and logical 
thinking. I hope we can become 
more aware of the aims of 
education and the role which 
student government plays in 
attaining these aims. 

Sharon Bo wen 

» * * 

When Student Council met 
for the first time this year to 
set down its goals, we adopted 
by unanimous consent the 
prayer: 

"Lord, give me the serenity 
to accept the things I cannot 
change, the courage to change 
the things I can, and the wis- 
dom to know the difference."' j 

We adopted this prayer, not 
to be pietistic, but because we 
really believed in it. We still 
do. 

Nancy West berg 



It's the time for last meet- 
ings, farewell, banquets, and 
finals. While we tie up and 
finish the old semester, we 
also plan for the coming year 
with ths election of new offi- 
e e r s, pre-registration, and 
room reservations. 

Now also we must think of 
the View's role on the Mount 
campus. As a newspaper the 
( View is chiefly responsible for 
communication between the 
students themselves, the stu- 
; dents and the faculty, and the 
' students and those outside the 
college. This coitamunication in- 
cludes facts, opinions and 
thoughts. It is important that 
the View report more than the 
facts of coming events, inter- 
esting happenings and past oc- 
currences. It should investigate 
situations; it should reflect 
student opinion. 

The View cannot present 

opinion unless it knows how 

the students feel. Members of 

the View staff are aware of 

student feeling, but every 

Mountie can take a more active 

role in informing the View. By 

j writing letters of the editor and 

[approaching staff members 

with their problems and their 

opinions, the students can aid 

I the View in showing Mount 

life in its many forms — intel- 

lectual, social, religious. 

Outside of student body 
I meeings and bulletin boards, 
j there are few ways to reach 
! the student body to give in- 
formation, to discuss existing 
situations and. to bring up new 
issues. The View is available to 
the entire student body for 
such a purpose. It can be most 
effective if all Mounties, espe- 
cially student body, class and 
club officers, use the View to 
communicate with the student 
body. 

Since the View is the Mount's 
student newspaper, it should 
function to communicate in- 
formation to the students and 
to reflect student opinion. 

E.E. 



that we believed that the in- 
dividual rights of the students 
j be respected ; that they be a I- 

lowed to decide wliat they 

want for themselves. 

After NSA's plea was pres- 
I ented to our Student Council, 

we decided to vote on sending 

the requested letter of protest. 

A long, opinionated discussion 

ensued. 

The discussion was based 
partly on principles, partly on 
emotions; but in the final 
round the majority agreed to 
send the letter. I (and two 
other girls) dissented, for 
several reasons. 

Causes of Dissenlion 
First, I have never been 
personally assured of t h e 
standing of NSA. It represents 
a so-called "individualist move- 
ment", but collectivism policies 
and liberal bases ha*ve been 
elucidated in its promotion of 
such groups as the Sane Nu- 
clear Policy Commitee (Left- 
wing pacifists) and the Stu- 
dents for Disarmament. It 
was, in part, the t}uestiona>ble- 
ness of NSA's ideologies that 
helped foim my decision. 

Secondly, while I do believe 
in student freedom and aca- 
demic rights, I do not believe 
in license for inexperience and 
stupidity. Nor do I believe in 
exposing highly susceptible 
college students to a deluge of 
| subversive ideas. This would 
ihave been highly probable in 
a situations such as the one 
stated. 

I n .Mined Statement 
Thirdly, | considers! the 
ambiguity of this particular 
NSA proposal. For example, 
»i hat were SC memiters to 
conclude from the phrase 
"outside pressure" thai was 
supposed to have influenced 
Hie administration? u seem, 
the pressure was financial— 
I but did if spring from public 
supporting tax - payer-, con- 
cerned parents, government 
olficials? 

I had to face these fuels 
Naturally, i respected the 
other SC members' opinions. 
They were just as correct in 
following their beliefs as I was 
m following mine. Consequeafc- 
l.v. I went on record against the 
decision of Student Condi 
concerning this suddenly oon- 
troversja] \ s \ proposal 



THE VIEW 

Published tri-weekly except during examinations by the 

Associated Students of 

MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 

12001 CHALON ROAD 
LOS ANGELES 49, CALIFORNIA 




Editor-in-Chief 

Pages 1, 2. 3 Editor 

Assistant . 
Page 4 Editor 
Page 5 Editor . 
Page 6, 7 Editor 

Page 8 Editor 

Reporters . . 

Business Manager 
Circulation Manager , 
Moderator 



Enid Evans 

Michaelie Simon 

Mary Jo Hanley 

Mary Jo Hanley 

Ton] Kay Christiansen 

Michele Mayotte 

. .Sherl Chapman 

Ann Kilgore 

Barbara Sart.ri 
Jo Anne Pinto 
Patty Digges, 
Sister Mary, < 



By VAXTv WESTBEftG 
At a Student Council m. . i- 
ing this semester, the major* 
t.v of the members voted to 
send a letter in the name of 
Student Council to the Admin- 
istration of Wash, , u , e 
University. The letter referred 
to a situation on the Washing- 
ton campus where the student 
govern met had extend^ an 
invitation to Gus Hall — a 
Communist -* and to Dr Kr^d 
Schwara to debate Conwiu. 
n.sm vs. Democracy. The 
dents were compelled to re- 
tract their invitation by the 
Administration of the univer- 
sity because of outside pren- 
jure exerted upo„ the unVver-. 

Opinion, ,,„ and x ^ 
this etter were presented by 

Two h T" mem ^* ^r 

"•>""• The opJ , be 

majority was thai atudentto in 
,he 1" education should 

be able to hear both ji.Ks of 

estion and that 
a sense, .s their academic 
" ontJaoed on Pan* r. » 



Wednesday, May 23, 1962 



MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



Page Five 



ExperimentinCalculatedlnsanity 

By TONI CHRISTIANSEN 
.... It was a sad day for posterity when Francoise 

McGillicuddy and Ilka Gooch met for the first time. It 
was when they were born. 

"We're Siamese twins," insinuated Francoise. 

We asked Ilka if this were true. 

"Shut up," she explained. 

We thought about that. We inquired why their 
names weren't the same. Francoise and Ilka continued 
insulting passersby. 

"I want you to know I have SEVERAL aliases," 
said Ilka, "I used to use Ernest Hemingway, but people 
here wouldn't want to call me Ernie. And then there 
was Helen Jaskoski, Richeline Slagh . . ." 

Francoise nudged her with the floor lamp. 

"Don't look now," she hissed, "but I think you gave 
something away." She looked sympathetic. "Well, she 
said, "I understand. Who'd want to be called Judy 
Harris?" 

We scribbled furiously in our new journalism book. 
"How comes you two write 50-50," we queried. 

Ilka and Francoise were shocked at our impertin- 
ence. 

Sniffed Ilka: "This is what happens when you shed 
the drape of anonymity." 

Said Francoise: "Pick up your drape and let's go." 

We begged them to stay. They graciously agreed 
for a half a Hershey bar. 

"Do the people on fifth floor Carondelet know 
who you really are ? "we ventured. 

In unison: "no-one (sob) knows the real us!" 

"How did you keep them from noticing?" 

Ilka looked secretive. 

"We lied," she crowed. 

Francoise assumed a faraway gaze. We fidgeted. 
She fixed us with a steely stare, and intoned in sep- 
ulchral tones: 

"We (expansive gesture) are writing a book. It's 
called 'How to Sit Down in the Shower.' We've worked 
on it for two years. It's an esoteric study or something." 

We gulped. We tremulously asked how it was they 
wrote 50-50 together? 

Well, I can't write a collaboration by myself, can 
I?" Ilka said testily. 

We supposed this was true. Then Francoise made 
us swear on our Buck Rogers baseball cards that we'd 
print something she'd always wanted to tell. 

"I was born in F-a-i-r-f-i-e-1-d, Ohio. Do you know 
how to spell Ohio?" 

We assured her we did. 

"There's no thrill like it." 

That was all they said. 

Except for one parting shot. 

"Westwords." 



NSA Controversy 

(Continued from Page 4) 
right. The majority also be- 
lieved that the students' needs 
in their education, and not 
outside pressure, should have 
been the determining factor in 
the decision of the adminis- 
tration. 

In this situation, Communist 
ideas were to be presented. But 
they were to be presented, in 
the presence of a man whose 
riualifications and whose affil- 
iations are unquestionable. 
They were to be presented in 
an, educational institution of 
the United States where re- 
search information was readi- 
ly available. The members of 
Student Council who voted for 
the letter felt certain that the 
philosophical and practical er- 
rors of the Communist sys- 
tem, regardless of how insid- 
iously they were concealed, 
could not remain unexposed in 
the light of Dr. Schwarz's un- 
derstanding of both democra- 
cy and Communism. 



Constitutionally Student 
Council was within its rights 
in sending this letter. Perhaps 
the letter will be ineffective, 
maybe completely disregarded. 
But the two-hour expression 
and examination of ideas 
which preceeded the letter 
seems to me to make the ac- 
tion valuable and enlightening 
to the students who partici- 
pated in making the decision. 
Criticism has reached Student 
Council, INDIRECTLY, for 
the opinion they voiced. I 
would like to ask those stu- 
dents who are criticizing the 
action if they are really con- 
vinced of the principles of our 
democracy. If they are, why 
would they be afraid to hear 
a Communist speaker in a sim- 
ilar situation? If they do not 
understand democracy, per- 
haps a little exposure to the 
dedication of a Communist 
would make them re-examine 
their own obligations. 



Letter to the Editor 

Dear Editor: 

A letter in the View seems to be the best way to reach 
the most students. This letter is in the way of a comment and 
a question on the attitude of students regarding the use of the 
library. 

The Coe Library tries to give the best service with the 
least red tape. The majority of the students appreciate the 
resources of the library and make intelligent and proper use 
of them. However, a minority fail to observe the minimum 
rules made for the benefit of the whole college community and 
cause inconvenience and real hardship to the majority. 

Several members of a class 
were unable to do an assign- lic librarv in an outlying town, 
ment last week because jour- Thls book had been S iven as 
nals which should be in the ! a S» ft to tnat librarv: 
library for all had been re- 1 u To have to re P lace these 
moved by a few. Other abuses ! th,ngs lnvoIve s tim « an <* ex- 
are: reserve books returned ^ ense - Has the one responsible 
late depriving those waiting f 0r these losses no moral ob " 
for them of precious moments h S^on? Are library ethics 
of use; reference books and different from any other kind? 
magazines which should be ° ur ma J° rit y of honorable 
available at all times for all | students <** hel P «n this mat- 
students and faculty members l er * 

often frustratingly missing- | Up to th,s tjme we have 
books from the stacks taken 1 °P erated on the the ° r y that 
from the library with the card ! M ° Unt students were honor- 



in them making it impossible 
to locate them for others who 
need them. 

So much for the comments. 
Now for the questions Why 
is this kind of conduct not 
considered unjust and dishon- 
est? Persons taking things un- 
lawfully from the library feel 
no reason for returning them. 
Two recent examples prove 
this point. 

A stack of magazines which 
was given to a student teach- 
er to cut up for pictures had 
a library magazine among 
them. A book was returned 
with a card in it. by a student 
whose mother works in a pub- 



able and would not abuse the 
freedom given them (it is the 
easiest thing to walk out of 
the library with anything) but 
it seems we were wrong. Per- 
haps the answer is the placing 
of someone at the main door 
to check every briefcase, note- 
book and pile of books going 
out. This would certainly cur- 
tail freedom in and out of 
the library, slow up service, 
and make a 'Gestapo' atoms- 
phere we do not want and do 
not think should be necessary. 
The above situation affects 
rJie whole student body. Can 
you help u6? 

A distressed librarian. 

Sister Catherine Anita 



Parnassians Accept 
Future's Challenge 



By SUE DONOVAN 

The loud affirmative re- 
sounding from room 104 last 
Monday was Parnassians' 
reply to the question, "To be 
or not to be." This was the 
problem facing Mount depart- 
mental clubs in the wake of 
current student government 
revamping. English devotees 
gave their club a positive en- 
dorsement at the annual "Hail 
and Farewell" party May 14. 

Problems such as no regu- 
larly-scheduled meeting times 
and new publicity restrictions 
undoubtedly influenced other 
clubs in their decision to dis- 
band. Mount "Jiterary-ites," 
however, decided that Parnas- 
sian discussions, guest speak- 
ers and panels add a vital 
thread to the web of Mount 
life, as well as being too en- 
joyable to discontinue. 

Challenging Future 

A board of five members, 
with each class represented, 
was elected to lead the way 
into the new, streamlined era 
heralded by constitutional 



changes. Peg Langhans, Mar- 
ian Menges, Camille Eseelle, 
Ginny Speltz and Colleen Du- 
rant accepted the challenge. 



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New Books to 
Spice Summer 

by Sister Catherine Anil a 
Gertrude von LeFort, one 
of the greatest of contempor- 
ary German Catholic writers, 
in her book, The Judgment of 
the Sea: Four Novellas, is pre- 
occupied with the themes of 
love, woman, and the Church. 
Her earlier Hymns to the 
Church and Song at Hie Scaf- 
fold are books you will enjoy. 
Frank and Dorothy Getlein, 
in Christianity and Modern 
Art, point out that art should 
he vigorously authentic and 
vital, expressing its own cur- 
rents of thought and feeling, 
preferring from the mysteries 
of the Christian faith some- 
j thing for our age. 

Southern Dynamiifce 
A shocking and illuminating 
book is Black Lifee Me, in 
which John Griffin, a white 
journalist who by means of 
jdrugs made himself look like 
a Negro, tells of his experienc- 
| es and the treatment he re- 
ceived in several Southern ci- 
| ties. And anyone who lias so 
J far failed to read Harper Lees 
I To Kill a Mockingbird! is de- 
priving herself of a delightful 
experience. 

New Religious Books 
I The New Man by Thomas 
Merton is a rational and spir- 
itual approach to the new man, 
who is alive when he becomes 
aware of himself, or life, and 
of death; who is identified 
with Christ. This is not easy 
reading, but it is rewarding 
for one who is willing to ex- 
ert herself. 

Among good fiction writers 
whose work you might enjoy 
are: Ruth Park, Sven Stolpe, 
Charles Flood, Jessarayn 
West. Rumer Godden, 
Mary Renault, R. Hammond- 
Innes. Some essayist* are: G. 
B. Stern, Jean Kerr, Lucille 
Hasley, E. B. White, Loren 
Eisley, John Ciardi, James 
Thurber, and Barbara Ward. 



50 

The Hairy Fabliau 
An Anti-Column 

This column may be present- 
ed by an all-girl cast. Or by 
an all-male cast. Or by a mix- 
ed cast if neither men nor 
women are available. 

Setting: A hen-house on j 
Park avenue. The stage lights 
reveal the audience. The play- 
ers watch the production. The 
entire performance takes place ! 
in the dark. Care must be exer- 
cised that the lines are spoken 
loudly for those who read lips. 

Cast of characters: 

Francoise McGiihcuddy 

Ilka Gooch 

Maids, servants, soldiers, 
crowd, bartenders, dogs, cats, 
parrots, Dramatis Personae, 
etc. 

Dka — What this campus 
needs is a hero. Where have 
all the heroes gone? 

Francoise — Long time pass- 
ing 

Ilka— Where have all the 



heroes gone? 

Francoise— There's always a 
man in the X-15. 

Ilka — Yes. I vant to be alone 
— but not qvite. 

Francoise — Ah, to lie on a 
mountain ; . . contemplating. . . 
far. . . far. . . from the sicken- 
ing world . . . 

Ilka— that's not important. 
There have been fires on hill- 
tops since Agamemnon left. 

Francoise — He lies like Sec- 
ond Nocturne. (A meaningless 
line, really) 

Ilka — The important thing is 
—WHO ARE WE? WHERE 
ARE WE GOING? WHAT 
DOES IT ALL MEAN? WHAT 
WILL IT PROFIT WHEN 
LIFE HERE IS O'ER? 

Francoise — Yes. And (with 
suppressed emotion) for the 
last time: Westwords. (sigh) 

Enter: maids, servants, sol- 
diers, crowd (played by Mag- 
gie Conley). bartenders, dogs, 
cats, parrots, Dramatis Per- 
sonae ( played by Jonnie Mob- 
ley), etc (played by Mary 
Ersehoen). 

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MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



Wednesday, May 23. 1962 



To You, the Senior Class 



• • • 




Oh, Alma Mater, we love you, 



To the Seniors we wiah 



The best of everything in everything. 



We thank them for their inspiration 



And help with little problems. 



We thank them for their help with big problems 



We envy them for their fortitude and success; 



May it continue Y. . 



We profit by their mistakes, few though they were" 



We'll sit in their old desks 



Read their old books . . 



Ask the same questions they asked 



Write the same papers 



Take the same tests . 



L° v c campus, high on the lull 



Well 



Rough though it may be. 



But it won't be the same. 



Seniors Plan Ahead 
For Fall— and Future 



The student teachers in 
September will be "real" 
teachers; the student nurses 
also will be on their own at 
last. Numerous weddings will 
occupy the summer, and some 
seniors, unable to shake the 
habit, will be going back to 
school, this time for a teach- 
ing credential, a Master's de- 
gree, or, in Nancy Westberg'i 
case, for a medicul degree at 
U.C.L.A. 

Dorothy McGowan and Vi 
Craemer, math majors, have 
found themselves jobs with 
I.B.M. and Rand Corporation, 
respectively. Kathy Fitzh arris 
and Olivia Munatones have re- 
ceived word of acceptance to 
• h e Probation Department 
trainee program for Los An- 
geles County. 

Linda Kasper and Dolly 
Fisher will be residing in Be- 
thesda, Maryland, in Septem- 
ber, beginning their career is 
Navy nurses Ricky Rendon 
v/ill be moving to Tucson, 
'vhere her newly-acquired hus- 
band will be taking courses at 
the Thunderbird School of In- 
ternational Trade. 

i"nni,. Moblej has received 
- scholarship („ t !■ .- | niver- 
»»tj "' I ondon for the sum- 
'" •• r session < .!■•,, h.,i. hei 
■M earned i scholarship to 
Dominican College, and Toni 
Ledoakovicii will be returning 
to Mi.- M.Hirn ,,„ :i graduate 
- holarship. Judi HcHugn trill 
Ik retaining to t h e Mount 
• i p gel another 
B \ — thU time in Political 

m trriages this summer — 

l-eginning with June I — iu- 



clude: Peggy Beauclair, Linda 
Bockhold, Sue Donovan, Mike 

Connors, I; Lemus, Linda 

Marsh, Connie Preimsburger, ' 
Ricky Rendon, Arlene Saval- 
( lano, Jan Smith, Dee Dee 
Schurter, and Mary Lou We- 
ban. 

It seems as if all the new 
jobs will come in handy --if 
only to pay for all the wed- 
ding presents. 



Files Reveal 
Old Senior 
Memories ♦ ♦ . 

Remember when the class of 
I '62 wore POW armbands, 
white blouses, and dark skirts? 
i and Inter-nos became West- 
words? When Mary Erschoen 
I wrote Sights & Sounds and 
!Sue Donovan was Club Editor? 
[ When Pat Wedemeyer ran 
around taking everyone's pic- 
ture? . . . 

* * * 

Remember when Mary Jo> 
Theiss was a candidate for 
one of the "10 Best Dressed 
Girls in America" and the 
Men's Club built the patio? 
« * * 

Remember when Dorothy 
McGowan was elected pres- 
dent of her class for the first 
time, and Helen Kirk was 
ASMSMC Treasurer? When 
Mary Glasser and JoAnne Da- 
lesandro went to San Francis- 
co for SAI . . . and Mary Cara- 
lan went to Europe . . .? 

* * * 

Remember the other fire? 
and Nina Jeffares jumping into 
her flaming car to rescue an 
$8.50 book? 

Remember when Dorothy 
McGowan was elected pres- 
ident for the second time and 
Helen Kirk was ASMSMC Vice 
President, and Pat Wedemeyer 
was named Editor of West- 
words and Sue Donovan was 
Editor of the View . . . 

* * » 

Remember when Nancy 
Westberg saw a lion in the 
lower parking lot . . . and a 
dead seal was found on cam- 
pus . . . and Nina Jerrares ar- 
ranged a marriage ... for 
Tattie Pizza?? 

* » * 

Remember when Mary Er- 
scheon was named Editor of. 
the View . . . and everyone 

(Continued on Page 7) 




So near the start above the city, . 



Wednesday, May 23, 1962 



MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



Page Seven 




I write of books and the schol- 
who from diverse campuses 

Directed by fate, came to the 
Mount hilltop, 



To MSMC 



students much 



You bid us welcome home, welcome home. 

res. Tells of Year... 



By DOROTHY McGOWAN", 
Senior Class President 

1961-62 has been a hectic, 
hurried, but wonderfully ex- 
citing year for the senior class. 

It has been a year of 21st 
birthday celebrations, first re- 
gistration to vote and FAST- 
ING! 

It has been an exciting year 
academically as girls began to 
really penetrate their major 
fields in special seminars, stu- 
dent teaching, sociology field 
work, public health and psy- 
chiatric nursing, recitels, 
theses, and in service labora- 
tory technology training. 

Socially, the class has en- 
joyed Senior Exchanges with 
Loyola Law School and the 
Bra- Vets of U.C.L.A. The cal- 
endar has also included Senior 
Nights Out which took the 
class to the Circus, to West 
Side Story and to the Biltmore 
for the UnsinkabJe Molly 
Brown. 

It's been a proud year, too. 
»»> the seniors voted un- 
animouslj to contribute a size- 
able portion of the yearbook 
allotment to the Rebuilding 
Fund, and as they came out 
95% strong to lead the school 
in the voting for student body 
♦•Hirers. 

And it has been a year of 
decisions as the talk at dinner 
and in the smokers turned 
frequently to graduate schools, 
travel plans, job interviews, 
and of course wedding plans. 

But it is all the things that 
go into graduating which set 
the pace for fhe Senior Year. 

There is that nervous count- 
ing and recounting of units and 
days, the selection of year- 
book pictures, the ordering of 
graduation announcements, the 
race to finish the theses, the 
empty-headed sensation after 
taking the general Graduate 
Record Exams, the unique ex- 
perience of Comprehensives, 
the initiation into the Alum- 
nae Association, the Junior- 
Senior Prom, and the anticipa- 
ion of the last few days which 
will include a Senior Retreat 
at Valyermo, a day at New- 
port, the Baccalaureate Mass 
and conferring of the academic 
hoods, the Senior Banquet, the 



.Senior Farewell Party, and 

finally Graduation. 
I 

And as we climb the steps 

to receive our diplomas on 
June 3, we will probably feel 
many things. There will be 
leve and gratitude to our par- 
ents and teachers. There will 
be that feeling of "I can't be- 
lieve it, I finished everything 
on time!" And there will be 
the nostalgia that will ac- 
company the realization thai 
after today all these girls to 
whom we've grown so close 
will go, their separate ways. 

But then again, we can take 
consolation in the fact that 
with about one-third of the 
class getting married in the 
next few months, it will be 
like a class reunion every Sat- 
urday morning! 



honored both near and far 

By all, because of the joy for 
learning they had. 

Arriving, much with fear, they 
found a campus, 

A campus wherein learning 
had first place, 

Where teachers had the great- 
est renown. 

For what did they come? What 
deeds would they do? 

What tasks would teachers, of 
disciplines, sciences, and hu- 
manities 

Place before them to prove 
their scholarship? 

Could they be persevering in 
study ? 

There were others here — up- 
perciassmen by name — 

Whose task it was to "orien- 
tate" them, to show 

These new ones the arts of 
college life. By 

Military order it was done, by 
"left" and by "right." 

And from that time long ago, 
each one cherished the aims 
that this 

College had, and guarded 
them, too. 

Time passed, and they came 
to form the nucleus of this 
new land. 

A group proud in its strength, 
born to be leaders, 

And to raise up new order — so 
the old spinners planned for 
them. 

Now, seeing all this, they re- 
member well even more: 
When causes were championed 
for the want and joy of es- 
pousal — 
Together with ethic and phil- 
osophic reason evident 




Your chapel, your cloister wide . . . 



In such causes — ; when the 
heart thrilled to what 

Mind found to be true; when 
causes were freely 

Taken and truths freely 
scorned. 

So great a task it was to gain 

learning; 
And they see, still it is . . . 

— Publius Lackus Linus 



Memories . . . 

(Continued from Page 6) 

knew Poncinella Raufau, who 
turned in a Philosophy paper 
. . . and Martha Mandujan 

went to Chile . . . 

* * * 

And the Class of 1961 grad- 
uated . . . , and this year flew 
by . . . 




Your truths we'll cherish all our days, 



• • • 



We Dedicate These Pages 



Page t - 



MOUNT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE 



Wednesday, May 23, 1962 



Sodality, YCS, CCD, Elect New Club Presidents, 
Make Plans for 1962*63 Semester at Mount 



Mot'-t St. Mary''; Sodality, Young Christian Students, and Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, 

groups on can. pus provide cultural and social advancement, these three furnish the most important 

Margaret King, Sodality 



are foundation organizations of 
aid — the spiritual. 



our school. As the many other 



Prefect, has been reelected, est' we're looking forward to to further next year through 

Here she enumerates some of even greater strides next year, 'such works as rolling bandag- 

the Sodality's plans for next Flans are being made to con- es and placing "mite" boxes 

year. tinue the noon Mass for day .around school. The other ma- 

"The Sodality has come a hops, which was so success- i jor project for next year is 
long way this year - - not in fully established this year. ' a Sodality bulletin which we 
numbers, but in the develop- Our treasurer, Nancy Rielly, Ihope to put out bi-annually. 
ment of a small group of real- is planning a possible car wash 
ly interested girls who have early in the year, so that our 
worked hard on retreat, the finances will be a little health- 
two days of Recollection, and ier for support of future proj- 
the Mary's Day, among other ects. One group of Sodalists 
tnin gs. has developed an interest in 

"With this "core of inter- the missions which they hope 

Exam Schedule 

All examinations will be held in the regular classrooms 
and at the times scheduled unless notice is given in the Dean's 
office who will post notice of the change. No examination 
is to be given at a time other than that for which it is sched- 1 
uled, unless arrangements are made with the Dean before I 
the examination period. Permission of the Dean and a fee of 
$2 (two dollars) arc required to take an examination at a 
>1her than that for which it is scheduled. Permission will 
not be granted unless a real necessity can be shown. In case 
a class is held at an hour other than those listed below, the 
instructor will select an hour suitable for all the members 
of the class. If called for, bluebooks are to be given to the 
instructor at the last meeting of the class before final ex- 
aminations. The instructor will distribute these bluebooks to 
the students immediately before administering the examina- 
tions. 
: Required "neology & Philosophy classes, Fri., June I 




eluding with a positive action." 

* * *■ 

Pat Eady, freshman nursing 
major, was recently appointed 
Co-ordinator of the Confra- 
ternity of Christian Doctrine. 
She is full of enthusiasm and 



Santa Monica City Schools and 
at Regis Hou3e in Los Ange- 
les. The majority of their stu- 
dents are "release time" pub- 
lic school children, but others, 
as from Regis House, are poor 
and underprivileged. 



aHMHMHttn^ 




Fri., June I, 



8:00-10:00 
1:30- 3:30 



Fri., 
Mon. 



June I, 
June 4, 
4, 
4, 
June 5, 
Tues., June 5, 
Tues., June 5, 
Tues. June 5, 



Mon., June 
Mon., June 

Tue 



1:30- 3:30 
8:00-10:00 

10:30-12:30 
1:30- 3:30 
8:00-10:00 

10:30-12:30 
1:30- 3:30 
1:00- 4:30 



Tues., 
Wed., 



June 5, 
June 6, 



Wed., June 6, 

Wed., June 6, 

Thurs., June 7, 
Thurs. 
Thurs. 

Fri., June 8, 

Fri., June 8, 

Fri. June 8, 



1:00- 4:30 

8:00-10:00 

10:30-12:30 

1:30- 3:30 

8:00-10:00; 

June 7, 10:30-12:30 

June 7, 1:30- 3:30 

8:00-10:00 

10:30-12:30 

1:30- 3:30 



All Hisi'ory 48 classes 
Classes in session any day at 

3:10 =nd 4:10 
Classes ir session on Monday 8:10 
Classes in session on Tuesday 12:10 
Classes in session on Monday 10:10 
Classes in session on Monday 9:10 
Classes in session on Tuesday 1:10 
Classes in session on Friday 1:10 
Registration 
Meetings v ith Counselors or Advisors for 

arrangement of Fall Schedules, if 

not completed earlier 
Classes in session on Monday 12:10 
Classes in session on Tuesday 9:10 
Classes in ression on Monday 2:10 
Classes in session on Tuesday 2:10 
Classes in session on Monday 11:10 
Classes in ression on Tuesday 8:10 
Classes in session on Tuesday 10:10 
Classc: in session on Tuesday 11:10 
Classes in session in the evenings 
Any e>iirnretions scheduled in conflict 

w'rth another examination 
Saturday, June 9: Classes in session on Saturdays, 

and 

Registration for Summer session 8:15-12:00; 

I be posted to accommodate the different sections. 

The tentative class schedule for the fall semester will 
distributi »n on May 28. Freshmen and sopho- 
mores returning in the fall semester may obtain the class 
schedules from th.ir counselors; juniors may obtain them 
from their major advisors. Please make out a tentative pro- 
gram and return n to your couns. loi if you are a freshman or 

•more, to youi major adviser if you are a junior, by 
Tuesday, June 5, 4:30 p m 

i. men. sophomores and juniors who are not return- 
<n the fall MUST APPLY' FOR AN HONORABLE De- 
dications may be obtained from your counselor 
or n,. . should be turned in at the Registrar's 

credit cannot be issued unless an hon- 
• dismissal has been obtained. 

Oration for new students will be held on Monday, 
nrning students on Tuesday, Sep- 
tember 11. Ii, will begin on Wednesday. September 12. 



Fri., June 8, 



1:30- 3:30 

8:30-10:00 

10:20-12:00 

1:00- 4:00 



MARGARET KING 

The first edition should come 
out early in September." 

+:■ *■ ■*.- 

Ginny Speltz will serve next 
year as Young Christian Stu- 
dents Co-ordinator. She joined 
the group in the first semester 
of her freshman year. Since 
then she has led groups for 
two semesters. Besides YCS, 
Ginny is active in Parnassi- 
ans, Pi Theta Mu, and the 
Christian Life Institute. Here 
she states the significance of 
YCS on campus and her per- 
sonal intentions as leader for 
next year. 

"YCS has a quiet but highly 
important role to play on cam- 
pus. We hear much of the 
"Christian Woman" but most 
often it is simply a catchy 
word. To put Christ into our 
lives, in the true sense, takes 
an extra something. YCS pro 
vides this extra somehing. The 
organization does not raise 
any flags or blow any whistles. 

"Each group decides on a 
topic that is considered worth 
discussion and this is carried 
throughout the semester con- 




PAT EADY 

plans for the CCD on the 
Mount campus next year. This 
organization is concerned with 
teaching our faith to Catholic 
children in public schools. These 
girls teaeh in Los Angeles and 

NSA Opponents . . . 

(Continued from Page 2) 

These students — by their own 
admission — have not read 
N.S.A. material; they have no 
way of knowing for themselves 
whether or not the charges 
levied at N.S.A. — by obviously 
biased accounts — are correct. 

Perhaps il is the opinion of 
these students that exposure 
In any literature and/or speak- 
ers suspected of Communistic 
inclinations endangers their 
own philosophy of life. If this 
is the case, if these students 
are actually so afraid of Com- 
munism that they would 
rather hide their heads, os- 
trich-like, than understand and 
fight, we contend that such a 
philosophy as they proclaim to 
defend is woefully weak and in- 
secure. 



GINNY SPELTZ 

Pat, who has taught a va- 
riety of groups, including a 
sixth grade class, hopes to get 
more girls interested in the 
Mount CCD tli rough a vigor- 
ous publicity campaign. 

The following is her state- 
ment concerning the CCD: 

"It is most gratifying and 
rewarding to see the knowl- 
edge of these children grow 
and to see how lucky we are 
to have the advantages of a 
Catholic education. Statistics 
show that by the time most 
of us have children of school 
age, there will be a great 
shortage of Catholic Schools, 
so that educated girls for 
teaching the faith are and will 
be really necessary." 



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